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Jun 04, 2015, 10:00 ET Combatting Growing Hepatitis C Epidemic Impeded by Coverage Policies; Experts to Call for State Laws That Mandate CDC-Recommended Testing, Cap Co-Pays

With mounting evidence that many public and private health plans are deliberately rationing care for Americans with the hepatitis C virus (HCV),...


May 27, 2015, 02:22 ET National Summit on HCV and HIV Convenes June 4-6 in Washington with Focus on Accelerating Testing and Ensuring Access to HCV and HIV Care

At a time when new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are rising and HIV rates have reached epidemic levels in some rural communities, the...


Nov 27, 2012, 10:00 ET Hepatitis C Reaching Crisis Levels; Requires Coverage for Routine Screenings

As the countdown to implementation of the Affordable Care Act begins in earnest, experts on the front lines in fighting viral hepatitis and HIV/AIDS...


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 infection...


Aug 13, 2012, 01:00 ET Major Gaps in Access to Care Are Impeding Progress in Reducing HIV/AIDS

As global leaders assembled in Washington for the XIX International AIDS Conference, a special gathering of researchers, government officials and...


May 31, 2012, 09:00 ET HIV Infections in U.S. Disproportionately Impact Communities of Color and the Poor

With mounting evidence that many Americans remain the invisible people with HIV/AIDS who live in poverty, have limited health literacy, are diagnosed ...


May 15, 2012, 04:23 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 policy...


Feb 07, 2012, 08:00 ET HIV Experts Propose New Pathway for Conducting Phase 3 Drug Trials

As the war on HIV/AIDS begins its fourth decade, medical researchers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, patient advocates and government regulators face...


Oct 18, 2011, 02:35 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, 04:06 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 their ...


Aug 24, 2011, 01:55 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

The coordinated approach to accelerating medical discovery in HIV/AIDS began 15 years ago with a White House initiative called the Keystone National...


Mar 31, 2011, 07:00 ET Journal Publishes Dr. Koop's Personal Account of the AIDS Controversy

The nation's war against AIDS began 30 years ago with a report that five gay men in Los Angeles were dying from Pneumocystis Carinii pneumonia, 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

The Forum for Collaborative HIV Research today announced that one of the nation's top experts in HIV/AIDS research, treatment and public policy –...


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 on ...


Nov 17, 2010, 01:13 ET Epidemic of HIV Requires National Mobilization, Health Officials Warn

With projections that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection rates are increasing in some populations, former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett...


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

At the same time that medical science has nearly eliminated AIDS deaths in patients treated for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), two international ...


Jun 24, 2010, 09:00 ET Leading HIV/AIDS Research Organization Affiliates with University of California, Berkeley's DC Campus

Two leading institutions in public health and health policy are joining forces to accelerate the nation's progress in fighting HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C...