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Study: With obstacles to services for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs, diagnosis is first pitfall to HIV care in India

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Consider the gains India, home to the third largest number of people living with HIV in the world, has made against HIV in the last 10 years. With rates of HIV among women getting prenatal care dropping by 50 percent in that time, the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal  for 2020 — 90 percent of people with […]

AIDS 2014: The Lancet launches special issue on HIV and sex work

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –  A remarkable and unprecedented collaboration between scientists and community leaders, the special issue of The Lancet on HIV and sex workers was launched at a symposium […]

Saving the Swazi Nation, mutual accountability, medical circumcision, a special envoy steps down and more . . . We’re reading about what works, what doesn’t, what remains to be seen

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The Campaign Against AIDS in Africa is Saving Lives – Why Isn’t the US Investing More In It? – James North, who spent four years in Swaziland before  AIDS  began to take a toll there, recounts the  epidemic’s impact on the country from 2008, when death notices filled the newspapers, to 2014, when seven percent […]