Category Archives: AIDS 2010

  1. AIDS 2010 Conference Report Now Online

    Read about the important developments presented during AIDS 2010 in the recently released AIDS 2010 Conference Report. [If an item is not written by an IRMA member, it should not be construed that IRMA has taken a position on the article’s content, whether in support or in opposition.]

    AIDS 2010, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS policy, IAS, new prevention technologies, research, Treatment, Vienna
  2. Straight Talk with Dr Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International Partnership for Microbicides

    Via PlusNews Global There were cheers and some tears at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna in July when delegates heard the news that a clinical trial in South Africa, had found a vaginal gel containing the antiretroviral drug, tenofovir, was 39 percent effective at reducing women’s risk of contracting HIV during sex. “There were tears from Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, IAC, IPM, Microbicides, Vienna
  3. BE HEARD! – Presentations Now Available from AIDS 2010 Event

    Condoms Aren’t Enough! Will Pills and Lubes Define the Future Of Sex? Click ‘n Learn right here! More than 100 of the world’s top experts on human rights and HIV among sexual minorities led presentations and workshops in Vienna on July 17 at BE HEARD, an all-day conference event that addressed soaring global rates of HIV among men who Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, Be Heard, click 'n learn, International AIDS Conference, new prevention technologies, PrEP, rectal microbicide, Treatment, vaccine, Vienna
  4. HOT – IRMA pics from AIDS 2010

    IRMA at AIDS 2010 Please feel free to include your AIDS 2010 snapshots right on Picasa, or send them to and we will add them for you. We’d love to include them in our collection.

    AIDS 2010, International AIDS Conference, IRMA, new prevention technologies, Vienna
  5. Activists Lobby for “Robin Hood” Levy

    Via The Body Now is the time to push for a micro-tax on all financial transactions to fund HIV prevention and care throughout the world, activists said this week at the 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna. The so-called “Robin Hood” tax of 0.005 percent would generate $33 billion annually worldwide, said Khalil Elouardighi of Coalition PLUS, Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, funding, Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria, United Nations, Vienna
  6. AIDS2010 for Dummies: An Entertaining Review

    Via My Fabulous Disease, by Mark S. King If you require a clinical overview of AIDS2010 in Vienna, or a review of the scientific data presented, boy are you reading the wrong blog. Please check out those articles on The Body, AIDS Map, or the AIDS2010 organization itself. I’m more of a Charles Kuralt type of correspondent. Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, IAC, Vienna
  7. New York Times Examines Questions Left Unanswered By Microbicide Trial

    Via Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report The New York Times examines a set of questions raised by news out of the International AIDS Conference-AIDS 2010 last week that a microbicide gel containing the antiretroviral (ARV) tenofovir used by women before and after sex helped reduce their risk of HIV infection by 39 percent. “After more than Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, CAPRISA, IAC, Microbicides, Vienna
  8. Gates Lays Out Approach to Reducing Financial Impact of AIDS Epidemic

    Via Medscape, by Daniel M. Keller, PhD In a plenary speech here at AIDS 2010: XVIII International AIDS Conference, Bill Gates, cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and nonexecutive chairman of Microsoft, opened by telling the audience that in these times of constrained national budgets and investments in global health, he is still an optimist Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Vienna
  9. ‘The business of public health’: new research on financing of HIV programmes

    Via AIDSMap, by Rebecca Hodes At the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, a session on the financing of HIV programmes yielded important results about the long-term costs and health impacts of continued Global Fund financing of ART. John Stover, from the Futures Group, presented the findings of a model on the future financing required for Global Fund-supported Read More >>

    AIDS 2010, Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria, IAC, Vienna
  10. Final Notes From Vienna: The Magic of the Global Village, and the Destiny of Change

    Via The Body, by Carole Treston My intention on my last day in Vienna was to stop in the Global Village for an hour and then cut out and do some sightseeing. Well … I stayed there four hours and saw a lot. It’s great to go to an international AIDS conference — the energy, the diversity, Read More >>

    AIDS 2010