HIV/AIDS Info Center

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IAS and Partners Present Awards for Outstanding Research

| By EDGE | Jul 23
The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), concluded on July 22 with the awarding of five prestigious scientific awards recognizing exceptional research presented at the conference.

Doctors Without Borders Calls on UN and Global HIV/AIDS Leaders to Address Severe Lack of HIV Drug Treatment in Africa

| By EDGE | Jul 21
Doctors Without Borders is calling on the UN and global HIV/AIDS leaders at the International AIDS Conference in Durban to develop and implement an action plan to address the critical lack of access to HIV treatment in West and Central Africa.

Despite Signs of Hope, HIV Ravages Gay Men and Transgender Women Worldwide

| Jul 21
Sean Cahill, Ph.D. and Kenneth Mayer, M.D. of the Fenway Institute say that with paltry funding and criminalization, despite the lowering of new HIV infections, the epidemic may be getting worse among MSM and transgender women.

IAS and Elton John Foundation Are 'Doing The Right Thing' By Honoring Frontline Health Workers

| By EDGE | Jul 21
The IAS and the Elton John AIDS Foundation team up to present the "Me and My Health Care Provider" campaign, giving MSM and transgender people the chance to thank their health care workers.

Antibiotic Resistance Threatens Gonorrhea Treatment

| Jul 18
The CDC has discovered that gonorrhea is becoming increasingly susceptible to azithromycin, underscoring the importance of the federal government's Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB) Action Plan.

Prince Harry Takes Instant HIV Test; Results Are Fine

| Jul 14
Britain's Prince Harry has taken a nearly instant HIV test as part of his campaign to raise awareness about the virus.

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CyberAction

Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
» Support the Affordable Care Act


National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy