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2010-07-23 13:45:59

HIV epidemic at a crossroads as delegates, buoyed by scientific progress, confront the possibility of stagnant funding for program scale-up The biennial meeting of the global AIDS community concluded today with clear evidence of tangible progress in HIV research and programme scale up, yet facing an urgent need for increased resources, the protection of human rights, and broader use of scientifically sound prevention strategies. Delegates and organizers depart Vienna "“ where the...

2010-07-22 13:05:35

Access to opioid substitution therapy such as methadone can facilitate access to and retention in ART Against the backdrop of some of the globe's fastest growing HIV epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a report launched today at the XVIII International AIDS conference (AIDS 2010) in Vienna makes the case for a new model for scaling up treatment and prevention of HIV amongst Injecting Drug Users (IDUs). The report, "Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS amongst Drug Using Populations:...

Word of the Day
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'