For World AIDS Day, News Outlets Interview Experts About HIV Prevention, Research

Devex: 35 years into the AIDS epidemic, it’s an opportune but precarious time
“When AVAC was founded on World AIDS Day in 1995 as the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, it had a single focus: an AIDS vaccine. ‘But we began to recognize it was about advocacy and engagement across the research to roll out continuum,’ Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC, told Devex. ‘We expanded our focus from the science of product development to include the science and art of product and intervention delivery.’ … This World AIDS Day, Devex spoke with Warren during what he said is a precarious time for the epidemic…” (Cheney, 12/1).

Global Health NOW: Ending AIDS in Children: Q&A With Chip Lyons
“Of the 36.7 million people worldwide living with HIV, 1.8 million are children. While the U.S. and other developing nations have virtually eliminated transmission of the disease from mother to child, middle- and low-income countries around the world have a long way to go to prevent children from getting HIV. We talked to Charles Lyons, president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, about his organization’s efforts toward the global goal of eliminating AIDS in children by 2020…” (11/30).

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