Reaching Goal Of Universal ‘Undetectable’ Viral Load Requires More Effort

Huffington Post: “Undetectable” HIV: A New Goal for the Global AIDS Response?
Matthew Kavanagh, AIDS and human rights researcher and activist

“…Leading groups from the AIDS movement throughout the world [this week] demanded a bold new focus on enabling every person with HIV to achieve an ‘undetectable’ viral load and challenged political leaders to set national and global targets to deliver on the means to achieve that goal by 2020. … Meanwhile, there’s an important additional message the activists delivered [at the International AIDS Conference] in Melbourne: ending AIDS and allowing all people living with HIV the opportunity to achieve an ‘undetectable’ viral load is possible — but it means redoubling efforts and refocusing on the politics of the AIDS response…” (7/21).

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