Joining the Call to Ramp up the HIV Response

By Sara Melillo

July 24, 2014   |   0 comments

Thousands of dedicated delegates this week called for a scaled-up HIV response to save lives at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The five-day conference, themed “Stepping Up the Pace,” attracted 12,000 delegates, who discussed and debated the latest HIV research and programmatic developments, working to rapidly roll out new interventions to achieve an AIDS-free generation....
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A Hero of Her Time

By Bradford Strickland

July 16, 2014   |   0 comments

What Brigitte Syamalevwe noticed most of all about the beeswax chamber we stood inside was the fragrance coming from the gold colored walls. Her observation of the contemporary art installation was that it smelled milky and of honey, and comforting like a mother’s embrace....
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On World Health Day, ‘WASH’ increasingly important to combat disease

By Morgan Simon

April 7, 2014   |   0 comments

Lack of access to clean water and sanitation affects women and girls most acutely. The burden of fetching drinking water from outdoor sources falls disproportionately on women and girls. Every day, young girls travel on foot for miles to collect water—reducing the time girls have available for school attendance....
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On a Journey with the AIDS Community: A Personal Perspective

By Mary Lyn Field-Nguer

July 26, 2012   |   0 comments

I am grateful to have had the opportunity to attend the XIX International AIDS Conference. Conferences are times of learning, gaining perspective, celebrating progress, lamenting areas where things are stalled, recommitting to the effort, and reuniting with colleagues who have become compatriots and friends in the struggle. ...
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