AIDS 2012

Global Health
0 A few notable leftovers from the big AIDS conference

The massive International AIDS Conference always puts out a lot of stories, with this year’s confab focused on emphasizing the positive and hope for “turning the tide” against the pandemic. Here are a few notable stories that you might have missed amid the whirlwind: The moral economy of AIDS Reasons…

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0 Top 10 hits of the 2012 AIDS conference

The 19th International AIDS Conference is over. This year’s conference marked a return to the United States after 22 years of boycott due to our government’s prohibition of HIV-infected visitors, a ban which was repealed by the Obama Administration in 2010. The theme for AIDS 2012 was “Turning the Tide Together.”…

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1 AIDS 2012: Bill Gates skeptical of ending AIDS anytime soon

http://youtu.be/Z6AHoSR3Y80 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The International AIDS Conference, a mega-meeting of more than 20,000 people, has opened here to fanfare, protests, calls to action and (overly?) ambitious proclamations aimed at fighting complacency. The world’s biggest AIDS conference has returned to the U.S. – to a city with HIV infection rates comparable…