To date responses to the epidemic have been largely individualistic, bypassing families.
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AIDS 2010: Know Your Epidemic, Know Your Response: MSM and Their Needs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Around the world HIV continues to spread among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Closing Press Conference
AIDS 2012: Getting to Zero Excuses: Understanding and Addressing HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination
This session will look at critical areas that may be hindering, or working to facilitate, a more concerted response to stigma and discrimination, and thereby influencing the successful roll out of treatment as prevention and the elimination of vertical transmission of HIV.
Plenary: Challenges and Solutions
This session will present issues in the workforce crisis and highlight strategies being implemented to improve the numbers and quality of the HIV healthcare workforce.
AIDS 2012: A Call to Action: Global Sex Workers Recommend Policy Change for Better HIV Prevention and Treatment
For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. In 2011, sex workers participated in a global review of HIV policy through the UN sponsored Global Commission on HIV and the Law. Regional dialogues took place around the world, and sex workers rights…
HIV-related stigma and discrimination are widely recognized as key barriers to the use of HIV care, support, and treatment programs, thereby fueling the spread of HIV.
Opening Session: The 2012 International AIDS Conference