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Nov 27, 2012, 10:00 ET

Hepatitis C Reaching Crisis Levels; Requires Coverage for Routine Screenings

Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Charts Priorities to Accelerate Testing, Reduce Disparities in Care  As the countdown to...

Nov 20, 2012, 10:45 ET

National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Convenes November 26-28 in Washington With Focus on Accelerating HIV/Hepatitis C Testing and Reducing Disparities in Care

 At a time when the prevalence of HIV among some Americans rivals parts of sub-Saharan Africa and recorded deaths from chronic hepatitis C...

Aug 13, 2012, 13:00 ET

Major Gaps in Access to Care Are Impeding Progress in Reducing HIV/AIDS

HIV Specialists Meet to Identify Unmet Needs of Those at Greatest Risk As global leaders assembled in Washington for the XIX International...

May 31, 2012, 09:00 ET

HIV Infections in U.S. Disproportionately Impact Communities of Color and the Poor

HIV Specialists Meet to Identify, Help Those Who Are Falling Through the Cracks With mounting evidence that many Americans remain the...

May 15, 2012, 16:23 ET

Area Conference on Disparities in HIV/AIDS Convenes May 23-24 in San Francisco With Focus on Accelerating HIV Testing, Access to Care

 Skyrocketing rates of HIV among African Americans and Latinos in the Bay Area will take center stage when national and local leaders in HIV...

Feb 07, 2012, 08:00 ET

HIV Experts Propose New Pathway for Conducting Phase 3 Drug Trials

New Approach Intended to Remove Barriers to Innovation in Drug Development As the war on HIV/AIDS begins its fourth decade, medical...

Oct 18, 2011, 14:35 ET

International Experts Warn That Economic Downturn Could Stall Progress in Fighting the HIV/AIDS Pandemic; Call for Expanded Investment in Prevention

As the world observes the 30th anniversary of HIV/AIDS, experts on the front lines in fighting the global pandemic are confronting a new and...

Sep 20, 2011, 16:06 ET

National HIV/AIDS Summit on September 22 Will Honor Dr. Tony Fauci; Chart the "Unfinished Business" for the Scientific Community

The nation's war against HIV/AIDS began 30 years ago with reports that young homosexual men began to die from a new disease that was destroying...

Aug 24, 2011, 13:55 ET

HIV Experts Create the Roadmap for Providing PrEP to Uninfected Individuals to Reduce the Risk of HIV Infection

To stem the estimated 2.6 million new HIV infections that occur worldwide each year, more than 200 representatives from the scientific and HIV/AIDS...

Aug 17, 2011, 09:51 ET

Journal Republishes the 1996 Landmark Report That Set the Research Strategy for HIV/AIDS

Document Provided Impetus to Establish the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research The coordinated approach to accelerating medical discovery in...

Mar 31, 2011, 07:00 ET

Journal Publishes Dr. Koop's Personal Account of the AIDS Controversy

Paper Gives Details of One of the Most Significant Public Health Battles in History The nation's war against AIDS began 30 years ago with a...

Mar 11, 2011, 08:00 ET

HIV Specialist Dr. John G. Bartlett, MD Named to Leadership Team of the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research

Appointment Comes As the Organization Expands Its Role in Accelerating Scientific Advances in HIV/AIDS and Chronic Infection The Forum for...

Dec 14, 2010, 10:19 ET

Hepatitis Experts Create Roadmap for Accelerating the Development of Targeted Therapies for Hepatitis C Virus

To improve the care for individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus, a major health problem and a leading cause of chronic liver disease around...

Dec 01, 2010, 07:00 ET

Experts Attending 2010 National Summit on HIV Warn of Need to Identify/Treat Americans with Undiagnosed HIV; Call for Accelerated HIV Testing

As the nation observes World AIDS Day, the consensus reached by nearly 400 HIV/AIDS experts taking part in the just completed 2010 National Summit...

Nov 17, 2010, 13:13 ET

Epidemic of HIV Requires National Mobilization, Health Officials Warn

Despite Progress in Testing Americans for HIV, Lack of Federal/Private Insurance Impedes Expansion With projections that human immunodeficiency...

Nov 04, 2010, 09:00 ET

National Summit on HIV/AIDS Convenes November 17-19 in Washington With Focus on Accelerating Routine HIV Testing; Advancing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

At a time when an estimated 56,300 Americans become infected with HIV every year, the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research will convene its 2010...

Jul 19, 2010, 07:00 ET

Scientists, HIV Advocates Call for Better Methods to Evaluate the Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Persons with HIV

Two-Fold Increase in Risk May Be Directly Linked to HIV At the same time that medical science has nearly eliminated AIDS deaths in patients...

Jun 24, 2010, 09:00 ET

Leading HIV/AIDS Research Organization Affiliates with University of California, Berkeley's DC Campus

New Affiliation Will Advance HIV Research and Policy Agenda Two leading institutions in public health and health policy are joining forces to...