The charity Picturing Health has created the first video in a three part series of adolescent films about growing up with HIV.
The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day, which we commemorate today, is “Communities make the difference”.
The world’s largest open scientific conference on HIV and AIDS will be held in Mexico City in July 2019. IAS 2019 will take place at the Centro Citibanamex on 21-24 July 2019. Held every two years, the IAS Conference on HIV Science is a unique forum for scientists, clinicians, public health experts and community leaders to examine the latest research developments in HIV science and explore how to realistically apply and implement that knowledge to address the epidemic.
Seattle is gearing up for the 2019 edition of CROI next week. Held at Washington State Convention Center on 4th-7th March, the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections is an important event in the Penta calendar, and in particular for the EPIICAL consortium, as it is an opportunity for members to discuss the latest developments pertaining to the project. Included on the agenda, EPIICAL project researchers will make an oral presentation illustrating recent results that provide further evidence that supports the earliest ART initiation in infants.
The many challenges of developing drugs appropriately formulated for children are compounded by a series of market factors that make these efforts costly and complex, discouraging drug manufacturers – especially generic drug manufacturers – from prioritizing investments in new paediatric treatment options.
Although the number of new HIV infections has continued to decline globally, and the overall level of HIV treatment is high, progress is far slower than what is required to reach the 2020 milestone of less than 500,000 new infections.
Dr. Sarah Watters takes time out of her research to give us a fascinating peek into the world of viruses.