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amfAR Launches National PEPFAR Database at IAS 2015

By EDGE | Jul 27
amfAR announced the beta launch of its PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plan database, a comprehensive, navigable database of PEPFAR's planned funding of HIV/AIDS activities from 2007 to 2014.

AIDS Confab Highlights Treatment and Prevention

By Liz Highleyman | Jul 25
The 2015 International AIDS Society conference will be remembered as a milestone in the global effort to eliminate new infections and expand treatment to everyone living with HIV worldwide, experts said this week in Vancouver.

Kickstarter for 'Dying Words' Seeks to Remember Journalist Jeff Schmalz

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
In an effort to keep the memory of brilliant journalist Jeff Schmalz alive, Samuel G. Freedman and Kerry Donahue have created a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for "Dying Words."

NIH Finds PreP Works with South African Women, Thai and NYC MSM

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
A clinical study by the NIH shows that adherence to PrEP was high among young, single black women in South Africa, as well as MSM and TGW in New York and Thailand.

New Web Comedy About Life with HIV

By EDGE | Jul 17
Created by openly gay HIV+ writer/performer Charles Sanchez, "Merce" was inspired by the rich lives and bright spirits of people living with HIV today.

CytoDyn's PRO 140 Monotherapy Shows Complete HIV Viral-Load Suppression

By EDGE | Jul 16
CytoDyn believes that complete virologic suppression through treatment with a single agent, rather than through the widely used HAART combination therapy, could present a significant opportunity to treat HIV infection.

Researchers Use X-Ray Crystallography to Create Map of HIV

By EDGE | Jul 15
Researchers created a model of an HIV capsid protein, then used X-ray crystallography to unravel the protein's secrets.

Policy Experts Recommend Updates for Ryan White HIV Program

By EDGE | Jul 13
Leading HIV/AIDS experts issued three policy briefs for ensuring that the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is updated to be maximally effective in a changing health care environment.

CDC Gives $216M in Funding for HIV Prevention Efforts

By EDGE | Jul 10
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it has awarded $216 million over five years to 90 community-based organizations (CBOs) nationwide to deliver effective HIV prevention strategies to those at risk.

AIDS Policy Experts Pleased By House and Senate Funding Bills

By EDGE | Jul 9
House and Senate Appropriation Committees passed FY16 funding bills that maintain funding for specific domestic HIV and hepatitis programs while they drastically cut many other programs that are critical to preventing and treating HIV and hepatitis.

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