February 17, 2021
Vaccination Efforts In Sub-Saharan Africa Echo AIDS Epidemic
Sub-Saharan Africa has only administered a few dozen COVID-19 vaccines. It brings back memories of the AIDS epidemic when hundreds of thousands died because life-saving drugs were delayed. Read more here.
February 5, 2021
National Black HIV / AIDS Awareness Day Puts Focus On Need To Address Equality & Drivers Of HIV Disparities In U.S.
This year’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) observance comes amidst a national dialogue on systemic racism and calls for a greater focus on equity in all our work. We should use this opportunity to examine and address historic inequities experienced by Black Americans. For the HIV community, this means working to understand and address the circumstances that put people at risk for HIV or that create barriers to HIV care and treatment.
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January 27, 2021
5 Developments To Watch For In HIV / AIDS Treatment In 2021
2021 stands to be pivotal year for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Rochelle Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., has been elected as the new CDC director of the Biden Administration. Walensky, chief of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical School, is a well-known HIV/AIDS researcher. Read more here.