Daily Archives: July 19, 2015

IAS 2015: WHO testing guidelines tackle “the most problematic” 90 of 90-90-90 with look at strategies

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WHO releases 2015 Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Testing Services with 5 Cs: Consent Confidentiality, Counselling, Correct Results and Connection VANCOUVER, Canada – It is lost on no one here that history in the fight against AIDS was made in this city once before, nearly two decades ago with the announcement that a combination of three […]

IAS 2015: Researchers, clinicians, leaders sign Vancouver Consensus

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VANCOUVER, Canada – A call for all countries to change policies, move resources, and lead efforts to provide antiretroviral drugs to treat all people living with HIV and to prevent transmission of the virus including through prophylactic use has been signed by heads of the worlds largest donor AIDS programs, the leader of UNAIDS, and […]

IAS 2015: WHO offers “sneak peek” at treatment guidelines, including treatment for all

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VANCOUVER, Canada – Treatment eligibility for everyone diagnosed with HIV without a wait for the virus to damage their immune systems, the option of treatment initiation for all pregnant women with HIV, integration of new options for first line treatment were among changes that will be spelled out in the next World Health Organization guidelines for HIV treatment […]