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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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AIDS 2014 is off to a tragic start

As people from around the world come together for the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, you would think there would be excitement as people share research, talk about new ideas and see old friends. This isn’t the case. Right now … Continue reading

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Talk with your Mouth Full

After the big move to Saskatoon, which happened in early December, and my first real holiday in years, I’m back into the journalism groove. Since getting back I’ve realized that the number of resources about HIV is increasing. Saskatchewan’s Provincial … Continue reading

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