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Going underground: punitive policies and high risk behavior (report from AIDS 2012)

[This post was written by Catherine Grodensky, MPH.  Catherine is manager of the  Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Core at the UNC Center for AIDS Research] Critical drivers of the HIV epidemic are social and structural factors such as poverty, stigma, … Read More

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In D.C., honoring black women living with HIV/AIDS

Last Saturday, one day before the start of the XIX International AIDS Conference, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Black Women’s HIV/AIDS Network held a meeting and community gathering for black women living with HIV/AIDS.  Among the guests were … Read More

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AIDS2012 Round-up – Tuesday and Wednesday

Can we afford to treat everyone? Some solutions from outside the box At Tuesday’s plenary, Bernhard Schwartländer, director of the  Evidence, Strategy and Results Department at UNAIDS, offered some creative, if provocative (to some) ideas for funding global comprehensive antiretroviral … Read More

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Photo of the day: The poster exhibition at AIDS 2012

On Wednesday at the poster exhibition, Charlie van der Horst explains his poster, “Morbidity and mortality among HIV-1-exposed uninfected infants enrolled in the Breastfeeding, Antiretrovirals and Nutrition (BAN) trial in Malawi.” View the complete abstract.

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Too many stories to tell: report from the International AIDS Conference

You know what I would not want to be this week? A journalist covering the XIX International AIDS Conference. The conference is massive; it is estimated that nearly 30,000 people will be in attendance; the program book runs some 440 … Read More

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