Scott McQuade

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World set to miss global Aids targets, WHO warns

Twenty-six years since they last met in Amsterdam, Aids experts and advocates are back in the city for the world's biggest gathering of experts on the disease, amid growing concern that the epidemic could be facing a resurgence.<p>There is little doubt that the disease today looks very different to …

Public Health

Gay, black and HIV positive: America's hidden epidemic – video

LGBT rights,Aids and HIV,Race issues,US healthcare,Atlanta,US news,World news<p>If you are a black, gay man in America, your risk of contracting HIV is one in two. Leah Green travels to Atlanta, Georgia, which has the largest gay and black community in the country. She finds out how stigma, education …

Black Culture

National Aids Commission engages new partners to continue its work on HIV/AIDS - LoveFM

The National Aids Commission recognized partners who helped make the organization’s first National Testing Day possible. The event was held in June …

Public-Private Partnership

Mutated HIV strain in Canada is turning into AIDS much faster than usual, report warns

A mutated strain of HIV spotted in Canada is driving sufferers to develop AIDS quicker than usual, a study reveals.<p>The strain is circulating in …

Public Health

Gala held to promote HIV awareness in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Nearly 35,000 people live with HIV in Pennsylvania.<p>That's why a non-profit organization in Lycoming …


HIV/AIDS: Oyo records low level of stigma cases - The Eagle Online

Obatunde Oladapo, the OYSACA Executive Secretary, disclosed this on Sunday in Ibadan during an advocacy visit to the state Commissioner for Women …

Public Health

Philippines ramps up Aids battle in cities

Move comes with UN agency warning that spread of infections is more pronounced in urban areas

Public Health

WATCH: Finding the strength to fight the powerful

She did the unexpected for a cabinet member and stood up to then-president Thabo Mbeki, which cost her the position of deputy minister for the Health …

South Africa

Why the world may force women to choose: No birth control, no ARVs

26 Jul 2018 00:00<p>A new drug could save 25 000 women living with HIV but could it come at the cost of their babies lives?<p>It was Friday afternoon and …


Answering the “Wake-Up Call”

Response to HIV/AIDS epidemic at risk of “dangerous complacency” as urgent change in approach is needed | LSHTM

Led by the International AIDS Society, the report combines the expertise of more than 40 international experts, including Professor Peter Piot, …

Public Health

FT Health: Act now to reinvigorate efforts on Aids | Financial Times

<i>The guest curator of this week’s FT Health newsletter is Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine who focuses on</i> …

Public Health

Anton Pozniak: the world’s medical response to HIV and AIDS gets its first British leader

The consultant physician who runs Europe’s largest specialist HIV service at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is to become the first British …

San Francisco

Three-quarters of deaths of people with HIV in London are due to non-AIDS conditions

Over three-quarters of deaths of people with HIV in London are due to non-AIDS conditions, with most occurring in people who were taking HIV …

Public Health

Growing homophobia will fuel the HIV epidemic, experts fear

<b>(CNN) —</b> Millie Milton, 52, identifies as a transgender woman and has for more than 18 years. She remembers wearing her mother's veil and clothes from as young as 11 and preferring "female chores" such as sweeping the house.<p>"My family is very liberated," she said, referencing her mixed ancestry, …

Public Health

Welcome to the Next Deadly AIDS Pandemic

The world’s experts on HIV/AIDS are gathered this week in Amsterdam for the 22nd International AIDS Conference as a collective anxiousness has set …

Public Health

Global Health Community Says The U.S. Is Picking Big Business Over Patients Again

In a growing trend, the U.S. finds itself alone in a fight over a proposed U.N. declaration -- this time on tuberculosis.<p>The global health community has once again found itself in a familiar position: fighting the U.S. on a policy previously seen as a no-brainer.<p>The fight against tuberculosis, the …

Public Health

Prince Harry follows in Princess Diana's footsteps at AIDS conference

Pfizer and GSK’s HIV/AIDS division, ViiV, prevents children with HIV from getting needed medicine

HIV/AIDS<p>Amsterdam/Geneva – As the annual global HIV/AIDS conference gets underway in Amsterdam, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling out ViiV …

Public Health

Drug fuelled HIV surge raises concerns at AIDS meeting

Elizabeth Taylor AIDS foundation ambassador Quinn Tivey attends the opening news conference at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), …

Public Health

Advancing global health and strengthening the HIV response in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals: the International AIDS Society—Lancet Commission

South Africa

New strategies for inpatients with HIV and tuberculosis

Medical Journals

HIV: from exceptionalism to endgame

Medical Journals

Beyond the silos: integrating HIV and global health

Medical Journals

A new step towards an HIV/AIDS vaccine


The 'end of AIDS' is not even nearly in sight, experts warn

LONDON — The global effort to fight HIV and AIDS is in danger of backsliding due to “dangerous complacency” and an overemphasis on treatment at the …

#CharlizeTheron takes action against Aids

Durban - It’s all about making good decisions about sexual health and rights. That’s the goal of Dlalanathi, a non-profit organisation which has …

Report Warns Of 'Dangerous Complacency' In The Fight Against HIV

In the early 2000s — the beginning of the third decade of the AIDS epidemic--the world came together in an unprecedented global health effort to provide life-saving AIDS drugs to people even in the poorest corners of the world. It has been an overwhelming public health success story. In 2000, fewer …

Public Health

HIV Outbreak In Southern and Eastern Africa

Home Life Style Health & Fitness HIV Outbreak ...<p>A report by UNAIDS, “Miles to go—closing gaps, breaking barriers, righting injustices”, warns that …

Public Health

'Dangerous complacency' to global HIV epidemic risks resurgence

<b>A "dangerous complacency" in the response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, according to a report.</b><p>Experts said a stalling of HIV funding in recent years was endangering efforts to control the illness.<p>As things stand, the world is no longer on course to end the …