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The future of research: HIV cure and cancer
BLOG - 22 September 2017

As the second leading cause of death globally, cancer is a serious global health problem, accounting for 8.8 million deaths in 2015 alone. Across the world, scientists are collaborating to develop effective treatments and tools to combat this disease and save lives, making remarkable advances. In the long search for innovative ways to achieve a cure or remission for HIV, a rigorous analysis of these approaches and inter-disciplinary collaboration between the two fields could be a game changer for researchers and scientists working towards a cure for HIV.
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Unleashing the potential of youth to fight HIV
BLOG - 19 September 2017

The United Nations was born in 1945 to help maintain peace and resolve global conflicts. The founding documents of the UN recognized that peace involves much more than the lack of warfare. A world living in peace is one in which people have the tools they need to live happy, healthy and productive lives. A peaceful world is one in which our natural environment is protected and our fundamental human rights respected and celebrated. It is a world that is just and equitable.
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Unleashing the potential of youth to fight HIV
BLOG - 8 August 2017

Despite the progress made against HIV, with tens of millions of people receiving lifesaving drugs and declines in infection rates, we now face the challenge of accelerating and sustaining these gains, especially among young people. It’s not easy to navigate adolescence under the best of circumstances.
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IAS 2017: A week in review
BLOG - 27 July 2017

It’s been an extraordinary week for HIV science. An extraordinary week for the HIV response. As 6,000 researchers, advocates, policy makers, funders and community leaders begin their journeys home from the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) in Paris, here’s a quick summary of some of what made news inside the Palais des Congrès this past week and got news editors around the world talking too
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Wiley and International AIDS Society confirm new publishing partnership
NEWS - 14 July 2017

John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWa) (NYSE:JWb), is pleased to announce a new partnership with the International AIDS Society (IAS) to publish their fully open access journal, Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS). JIAS is well-established with an Impact Factor of 6.296, and all articles in the journal are open access and free to view, download and share.
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A country on the brink
BLOG - 29 June 2017

Grisbel Escobar is the director of the Civil Association of Women United for Health (MUSAS), an organization created to support women living with HIV in Venezuela. Dr Martin Carballo is an infectious disease specialist and coordinator of the AIDS unit at the University Hospital of Caracas since 1998.
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International AIDS Society announces Dr Kenneth Mayer is new JIAS Editor-in-Chief
PRESS RELEASE - 20 June 2017

The International AIDS Society (IAS) announced today that Dr Kenneth Mayer is a new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS). Dr Mayer, who joined the JIAS Editorial Board in 2016, has co-authored more than 800 peer-reviewed publications.
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Announcing Dr Kenneth Mayer as new Editor-in-Chief of JIAS
NEWS - 20 June 2017

We are delighted to announce Dr Kenneth Mayer as a new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS). Dr Mayer, who joined the JIAS Editorial Board in 2016, has co-authored more than 800 peer-reviewed publications.
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The HIV research evolution
BLOG - 5 June 2017

More than three decades of dedicated research on HIV/AIDS has led to great discoveries and advances in the HIV response. In recognition of the day that the first AIDS-related deaths were reported on 5 June 1981, four scientists working in four different parts of the world reflect on the evolution of the HIV research field, their most significant moments and predictions for the future of HIV research.
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Living with HIV, then and now
BLOG - 5 June 2017

The first AIDS-related deaths were reported in the United States on 5 June 1981. Thirty-six years later, there are almost 37 million people living with HIV. Today, seven of these people share their personal stories; they come from around the world and are between the ages of 23 and 73 years.
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Testing on the front lines
BLOG - 23 May 2017

Garry Kuchel is a registered nurse with more than 26 years of experience. He has been an International AIDS Society (IAS) Member since 2014. Garry currently works at the M Clinic, a sexual health clinic for men who have sex with men in Perth, Australia. He provides free, confidential testing for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and associated services for men who have sex with men (MSM).
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Standing up for science
BLOG - 20 April 2017

The support and investment of the United States has been responsible for some of the most groundbreaking and historic health milestones in the world. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has led to highly effective treatments, such as of life-saving antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure antiretroviral prophylaxis, turning a fatal infection into a chronic, manageable one in many places. 
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Remembering Mark Wainberg
STATEMENT - 13 April 2017

It is with a heavy heart that the International AIDS Society (IAS) has learned of the death of past president Prof. Mark A. Wainberg (1998-2000), who died this week at the age of 71 in Bal Harbour, Florida. We stand in mourning and shock from this news as Mark was a leader, mentor and close friend to the IAS, our staff and our community.
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