New Report Released At IAS 2019 Identifies Common Contributors To Success, Roadmap For Ending Global HIV Epidemic
Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: The future of the HIV response
“For the first time, AIDS experts have brought together new assessments from six locations around the world that have made impressive progress fighting the epidemic, identifying the common contributors to success and providing a roadmap to ending the epidemic globally. In a new report released [Monday] at IAS 2019 and on EndAIDS.org, amfAR, AVAC, and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria demonstrate how dramatic reductions in HIV incidence and mortality have been accomplished in six very different settings around the world: Thailand; Malawi; Rakai, Uganda; New South Wales, Australia; London, England; and San Francisco, United States. The report provides a graph for each location, illustrating declining HIV rates and deaths, as well as policy decisions that drove advances against the epidemic. The report also maps out the future, showing how the required policy, structural, and research advances can propel dramatic progress…” (7/22).