AIDS 2022 conference

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Will monkeypox put the Global Fund Strategy’s “pandemic preparedness and response” to the test sooner rather than later?

5 Aug 2022
Currently posing a new threat to global health, monkeypox more prevalent among men who have sex with men

Monkeypox is the latest viral disease to emerge as a threat to global health. The AIDS 2022 conference provided an opportunity for people to share information about the disease, particularly its epidemiology, symptoms, health response, and treatment.

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Special action is needed to tackle “outrageous” discrepancy between adult and child HIV

5 Aug 2022
New global alliance launched to end AIDS in children by 2030

At the International AIDS Conference in Montreal this week, leading figures came together to announce the launch of a new initiative to address the one of the starkest inequalities in the current AIDS response: the difference in HIV infection between adults and children.

This article is based on the press release to announce the initiative's launch.

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Successful HIV programs need a rights-based approach to complement biomedical interventions

5 Aug 2022
Global Fund reports significant progress in breaking down human rights-related barriers to HIV and TB services

At the 24th International AIDS Conference, the Global Fund announced the release of a

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Progress in addressing HIV is “In Danger”

5 Aug 2022
The Global AIDS Update 2022 is depressing reading

Published on 27 June with its launch timed to coincide with the International AIDS Society’s AIDS 2022 conference in Montreal from 28 July to 2 August, this Global AIDS Update 2022 is the most sobering for many years.

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We are not building on lessons learned in the HIV response to combat the COVID-19 pandemic

5 Aug 2022
And the newly established Financial Intermediary Fund seems to duplicate the Global Fund

The interlinkages between the response to HIV and the COVID-19 pandemic was an emerging theme at the AIDS 2022 conference. Of importance was how to harness lessons learned in fighting both HIV and COVID-19 to inform efforts to restructure the global public health framework in preparing for the next pandemic. There were numerous panel discussions and presentations on these topics throughout the five-day conference.

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The 2022 International AIDS Society Conference in Montreal: a personal overview

5 Aug 2022
The lack of Canadian commitment was palpable but the real issue is the uncertainty regarding funding for AIDS

The AIDS world managed to hold the first, partly, in person, COVID-19 era conference in Montreal from Friday 29 July to Tuesday 2 August. In addition to the main event, with plenary presentations, abstract driven papers and posters, there were pre-conferences, satellite sessions, meetings in the Global Village and the exhibition area, and of course a number of protests.

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