Tag Archives: AIDS 2014

Prevention and treatment through music

Please watch (at least a couple of seconds of) this video. All the people on that stage are from Uganda, they are healthy, happy, and on ARVs. All of the women were born HIV positive. You would never have known … Continue reading

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At a tipping point: making sure no one is left behind

I met a nurse from Ukraine on a bus to visit the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (more on that later), she said that only 25 per cent of people who need ARV (anti-retroviral treatment of HIV) are getting them. Later … Continue reading

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AIDS 2014 underway

In some ways Michael Kirby reminds me of Stephen Lewis; both are articulate, eloquent and fiercely passionate about people who are discriminated against because of HIV. Lewis is a former Canadian politician, and past special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. … Continue reading

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Our sadness, our anger and our solidarity

I’m exhausted and it’s the middle of the night here in Australia. I’ll have more on the opening session of the 20th International AIDS Conference in the morning (my time), but I just wanted to share a quick moment that … Continue reading

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Update on MH17 effect on AIDS 2014

The complete passenger manifest of Malaysia Air Flight MH 17 has been released and is on the Malaysia Airlines website. The International AIDS Society has confirmed the names of another five people set to arrive at the conference. This brings … Continue reading

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