The UNAIDS’ Protect the Goal campaign has been officially launched at a special event in Salvador, Brazil, on the eve of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The event, supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Government of the State of Bahia, the Municipality of Salvador and the Brazilian Health Ministry, was held in the emblematic Castro Alves Theatre, in Salvador on 9 June.
MELBOURNE, 21 July 2014—Ten exceptional community-based organizations have won the 2014 Red Ribbon Award for their inspiring work in reducing the impact of the AIDS epidemic. They were presented with the prestigious prize in a special session at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia. The Red Ribbon Award is the world’s leading award for innovative and outstanding community work in the response to the AIDS epidemic.
MELBOURNE, 20 July 2014—In a meeting initiated by UNAIDS and hosted by the city of
Melbourne, Australia, global leaders agreed that cities and local leadership are the key to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The inaugural Cities for Social Transformation meeting took place on the sidelines of the 20th International AIDS Conference. Mayors and representatives of 18 cities, governors, senior members of parliament, health ministers, a Head of State and senior health professionals attended the event.
Welcome to the May edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Meta-analysis finds support for elevated HIV prevalence among the military, shorter duration of seroprotection following vaccination in people living with HIV, fewer clinical events with early ART in a trial among serodisordant couples and others.
Welcome to the August edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Challenges in use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among high risk groups in Kenya, AZT monotherapy vs. combination ART for prevention of vertical transmission in Ukraine, Better self-reported ART adherence with once-daily regimens in a large clinical trial, and more...
The 99th issue of the Media Report contains stories on RRF's HIV-prevention programs for migrant workers, HIV-Positive students in Shaaxin Province sit senior high school entrance exams, the dangerous resurgence of tuberculosis in China, and others.