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Pre-Natal HIV Testing: What About Women’s Rights?

Compelling HIV testing runs the risk of alienating patients from their medical care provider, and in turn driving them from care.

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DOJ Drops Appeal of “Prostitution Pledge” Injunction

The Justice Department has dropped its appeal of an injunction prohibiting enforcement of the controversial "prostitution pledge" in US Global AIDS Policy.  Advocates hope this signals an intention to fundamentally change the restriction.

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Hatch Attacks Essential Services for Low-Income Communities Under Health Care Reform

Once again, the Republicans, this time led by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, are misleading the public in an attempt to deny millions of people basic preventive health care coverage.

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Advice to the New Global AIDS Coordinator: Report Shows Changes Needed

A new report from SIECUS finds that U.S. policy is thwarting HIV prevention in Zambia, where an estimated 15 percent of the population is HIV-positive and life expectancy has plummeted to less than 39 years.

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New Zambia Study Confirms: PEPFAR Strong on Treatment, Fails on Prevention

Stanford professors recently confirmed what many in the advocacy community saw coming: PEPFAR has made significant progress on ensuring access to care and treatment, but has not curbed new infections.

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Omnibus Provides “Record Support” to Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Omnibus boosts HIV prevention, treatment and care with a "record" contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and, by extension, to supporting integrated programs that address the needs of women, girls, and gay, lesbian and transgender populations.

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Sex Workers at IAC: “Listen to Us!”

The message of sex workers at the International AIDS Conference was loud and clear — sex workers demand to be recognized as a legitimate profession and see themselves as part of the solution.

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