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Tracking AIDS in 2016: a year in the epidemic

February 14, 2017

by Cotrell Loftin 2016 was quite the year for HIV and AIDS. Last year, reducing stigma, broadening HIV prevention, and breakthroughs in treatment were all the rage. From research to advocacy to innovation — and even some forays into pop culture — the epidemic was front and center. Cheers to an even more newsworthy 2017 for HIV and AIDS! Here's a roundup of 10 interesting...
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Advocacy groups report to UN on US failures to address the HIV epidemic in communities of color

August 6, 2014

CHICAGO —HIV/AIDS activists have found a unique way to pressure the U.S. to prioritize and address rising rates of HIV among communities of color. In a report submitted to the United Nations, a national coalition of HIV/AIDS advocacy organizations details the disparate impact of HIV/AIDS on communities of color, and identifies the lack of U.S. action on social drivers of the epidemic in those...
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New International Report on HIV Prevention Urges Localized Consideration of Antiretroviral Strategies

June 19, 2013

MEDIA CONTACTS AIDS Foundation of Chicago – Jim Pickett jpickett@aidschicago.org +1 773 600 6407 RAND Europe – Claire O’Brien cobrien@rand.org +44-1223-273860 New International Report on HIV Prevention Urges Localized Consideration of Antiretroviral Strategies First Report on Antiretroviral Drugs for HIV Prevention...
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World AIDS Day

November 29, 2012

World AIDS Day is here! Every year, World AIDS Day is a time of reflection and action. World AIDS Day, observed every year on December 1, is an opportunity to celebrate the gains made in ending the epidemic, embrace those living with HIV/AIDS and honor those we’ve lost to AIDS throughout the years. Here are some things you can do this World AIDS Day to...
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Once Jailed in Iran, Global Health Pioneers Visit Chicago to Talk HIV

October 23, 2012

UPDATE: The venue for this event has been changed to the large conference room at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago office, located at 200 W. Jackson, Suite 2200. Please join the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and Amnesty International in welcoming Dr. Arash Alaei and Dr. Kamiar Alaei, Iranian physicians and pioneers in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, to Chicago on Tuesday, Nov...
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago in Vienna

September 28, 2010

The world’s largest public health conference, the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), kicked off this past weekend in Vienna, Austria. The event brings together 20,000 people from across the world to discuss the current state and the future path of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.   There are a TON of online outlets covering AIDS 2010 but here are a few links...
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