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‘Science Speaks’ Reports From AIDS 2016 Conference

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: AIDS 2016: Opening talks celebrate early pivotal action, and those who carry on
Reporting from the International AIDS Conference in Durban, Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses remarks made by Justice Edwin Cameron, a South African constitutional court judge, and Sunil Suhas Solomon, a doctor, on the history of stigma associated with HIV (7/20).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: AIDS 2016: Fund decline, incidence rise present clear, current threats to HIV services, research, ‘ending AIDS,’ response watchers say
Barton discusses a press conference on Tuesday on the first funding decline among major donor governments for the international HIV response in five years (7/20).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: AIDS 2016: Plenary talk proposes $90, $90, $90 as cost of HIV and viral hepatitis drugs
Christine Lubinski, executive director of the Center for Global Health Policy, reports on Wednesday’s plenary session at AIDS 2016, during which Dr. Anton Pozniak, director of HIV services at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust in London, proposed a new 90-90-90 goal, “$90 for HIV treatment, $90 for hepatitis B treatment, and $90 for hepatitis C cure” (7/20).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: AIDS 2016: Data tells “good, bad, and ugly news” of HIV death rates in East and Southern Africa
Lubinski reports from AIDS 2016 on “a symposium Monday examining household based demographic and surveillance data in six high HIV prevalence countries in Eastern and Southern Africa” (7/19).

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