Daily Archives: July 22, 2015

IAS 2015: Obstacles between diagnosis and care keep sex workers off treatment

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VANCOUVER, Canada – Of the many challenges women who make a living or augment their income through sex work confront, efforts to address one need sometimes seems to occur in isolation from others, presentations here highlighted today. Consider, for example, the case of sex workers in Iran, who one presenter from that country said, his government prefers to refer to […]

IAS 2015: HIV self-testing promoted as new tool to reach first 90 of 90-90-90 UNAIDS targets

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VANCOUVER, Canada –  HIV self-testing has been a hot topic at this meeting beginning with the release of new HIV testing guidelines by the World Health Organization here that include it, and its  potential role in meeting the first 90 of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 framework. The number of people in the HIV epicenter that is […]