New Jersey Department of Health Signs on to U=U

“There are more than 37,000 residents in the state living with HIV and while we have made great progress in reducing the incidence of HIV, there is still so much more work to be done,” Gov. Phil Murphy said. “I am calling on all stakeholders to join the Department of Health to work strategically to … Continued

Bruce Richman weighs in on Anderson Cooper’s commentary on HIV Criminalization

“In a fiery discussion on CNN following Wednesday’s vice presidential debate, anchor Anderson Cooper slammed Donald Trump’s reckless behaviour since his diagnosis with Covid-19… “There are gay people in this country who are HIV-positive, and in some states, they can be arrested if they do not inform a sexual partner that they are HIV positive, even though if they are … Continued

Prevention Access Campaign Welcomes New Staff

Prevention Access Campaign (PAC) and the Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U) Campaign are thrilled to announce new members of the team who will expand community outreach and engagement as well as develop and deepen new and existing partnerships. Effective immediately, Davina (Dee) Conner will begin a new role as U.S. Creative Engagements and Outreach Specialist. Deondre … Continued

Prevention Access Campaign, USA stands with Black Lives: Statement from PAC’s Board of Directors committing to action and solidarity

“There is a lot to be angry about right now in the United States. For the past three months, we have watched the COVID-19 pandemic wreak havoc across the United States, exposing massive healthcare disparities many of us in the HIV community have fought against for decades. Black and Brown folks are suffering from the … Continued

HIV Prevention England: HIV Treatment as Prevention Briefing Paper

“The demonstration by the PARTNER and Opposites Attract studies that people with HIV who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and have fully-suppressed viral loads cannot transmit HIV sexually has revolutionised HIV prevention, especially in conjunction with pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV-negative people. This briefing paper describes the scientific evidence for the efficacy of treatment as … Continued

nam Aidsmap: HIV incidence fell by three-quarters in Australian gay men, with strong association with treatment as prevention

“HIV treatment as prevention, as measured in community-level viral suppression, was strongly associated with a large drop in the number of new HIV infections among gay and bisexual men in Australia, even before PrEP was available. This study was presented by Dr Denton Callander from the University of New South Wales yesterday at the Conference on … Continued

Joint Statement from the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand, UNAIDS, and World Health Organization on U=U.

Bangkok, Thailand, 21 February 2020: “The Ministry of Public Health of Thailand, UNAIDS and WHO endorse Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U). As published in UNAIDS explainer Undetectable = Untransmittable, Public Health and HIV Viral Load Suppression, U=U means that people living with HIV who achieve and maintain an undetectable viral load, cannot transmit HIV sexually. This concept … Continued