Economic collapse has pushed over a million Venezuelans across the border to Colombia in the past 18 months, marking “the biggest exodus of people in modern Latin American history,” Thomson Reuters Foundation reports. After arriving in Colombia, Venezuelan HIV/AIDS patients…

An HIV vaccine remains a reach goal, but ending transmission in the US in the next 3-7 years is not, argues CDC director Robert Redfield. “We have the science to solve the AIDS epidemic,” Redfield says. “Let’s put it into action.”  

Faced with the daunting prospect that over 500,000 in the US could die from an opioid overdose in the next decade, Baltimore City health commissioner Leana Wen draws hope from her city’s strategy.

The unprecedented response to the AIDS epidemic is often viewed as the inaugural moment of the young field of global health. But “it is an error to assign a single disease as its point of origin,” writes Richard Horton—doing so obscures the power dynamics that underlie…

There’s a growing consensus that sustainable HIV/AIDS programs are built around local systems rather than international NGOs. To that end, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief plans to commit 70% of its funding to host country governments or organizations by 2020…

In the past 3 decades, Uganda slashed its HIV infection rate from 15% to 6.5% and halved annual deaths. Now the country's infection rates are expected to rise. Why? “poor planning, lack of donor accountability and chronic budget gaps,” writes Katie G. Nelson.

Recent guidance has highlighted the importance of combining effective contraception with antiretroviral treatment (ART) in women living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Studies presented at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) last week highlighted gaps in…

Efforts to end the criminalization of HIV transmission have taken center stage ahead of this week’s 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), bolstered by the launch of a new report from the Global C

A new Lancet Commission report on HIV/AIDS released yesterday warns that “the HIV pandemic is not on track to end.”   The authors emphasize the risks of complacency and declining international funding.  

South Africa’s treatment and prevention programs for HIV/AIDS are on a promising path, according to the country’s latest HIV household survey, released this week by the Human Sciences Research Council.