CATIE ED says “Australia has done better than Canada in terms of the number of people living with HIV, the number of new HIV infections, and the number of people who are aware they are living with HIV”; calls Canada’s accountability model "pretty mushy"
How do we define success in both fighting HIV and in supporting people who live with it? How do we measure success and can those tools we have at our disposal provide the kind of accountability we should expect? Bob Leahy reports
Poz AIDS activist Jim Pickett says hard-core PrEP opponents “distrust and mischaracterize science – either due to true misunderstanding or to cynical manipulation. They are stuck in a mind-set that posits condoms as the only valid form of HIV prevention."
Marc-André LeBlanc says that PrEP is a hot topic in HIV prevention circles. There is more and more discussion about it in gay media, on social networks, and even in mass media. But is it even on the radar of the average gay man?
Our LA correspondent Kengi reports Sheryl Lee Ralph was fabulous on stage and did not disappoint her fans in a night filled with music and plenty of laughter at the 24th Annual Diva’s Simply Singing at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Hollywood.
An Australian company Starpharma is to launch a condom coated with an antimicrobial chemical known as VivaGel. While it might be marketed as a great leap forward for preventing STIs, it’s unlikely to offer any more protection than your average condom