“Put simply. Young people can solve today’s challenges in the AIDS response.” This is with this bold and affirmative statement that UNAIDS started a new collaborative project to develop a global strategy to address the HIV epidemic amongst young people. The project is worthy of
New HIV Prevention Technologies (NPTs) were presented and discussed during a seminar on the “Social Aspects of HIV prevention technologies: Translating research into policy & practice” organised by The African Health Policy Network, with the aim to address key research questions affecting African communities
Closure of oral Tenofovir arm in VOICE Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis trial: PrEP as a “niche intervention”?
The Microbicides Trial Network (MTN) announced yesterday that its VOICE (Vaginal and Oral Interventions to Control the Epidemic, MTN003) HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) prevention study will discontinue the daily oral tenofovir arm of the trial. The decision follows an interim review of the trial’s data
In the very early years of the HIV epidemic, as it was becoming clearer that the virus was mostly sexually transmitted, HIV prevention was limited to promoting condom use. For years, that was all that was available to protect oneself whilst politicians were debating the
Roger J. Tatoud (Updated 18 May 2011) – Another month and another HIV prevention trial ending prematurely; but this time it is because the study was showing very encouraging outcomes. The trial named HPTN052 and conducted by the HIV Prevention Trial Network was designed to