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Creating legal environments conducive to HIV testing, treatment and prevention & why dignity is important for health

Theo Smart interviews Edwin Bernard of the HIV Justice Network The following interview is one of five I conducted at IAS 2013 to gather case studies for an internal document for one on the funders of my trip to the meeting. The funder didn’t need the full interview, but we thought that it was too […]

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2013 International HIV Treatment as Prevention Workshop Report/Materials online

Just as the IAS 2013 conference began in Kuala Lumpur, an email arrived from Vancouver stating that the final 2013 International HIV Treatment as Prevention Workshop report and evaluation are now available and can be downloaded here. In addition, all materials related to the 2013 Workshop, including evaluation, photos, and daily summaries, are available at

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Gallant et al’s editorial on ART guidelines in resource poor settings

I’m going to take Joel Gallant (who I greatly admire) and colleagues to task a bit for the *tone* and timing of their just published piece in CID, “Universal Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection: Should U.S. Treatment Guidelines Be Applied to Resource‐Limited Settings?”, which states that “new U.S. guidelines recommending ART for all HIV‐infected patients

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