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AIDS Institute Webinars on Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment

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On July 9 and 10th, the AIDS Institute hosted two webinars on hepatitis C treatment and coverage of HCV testing under the Affordable Care Act. Click to view the slides and the webinar on the session on HCV testing. Slides from the webinar on HCV treatment are available here.
 

15th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease

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The 15th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease will be June 26-28, 2015 in Berlin Germany.  Visit www.isvhld2015.org for more information.

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AIDS 2014 Melbourne Declaration – Nobody Left Behind

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The Melbourne Declaration affirms that non-discrimination is fundamental to an evidence-based response to HIV and effective public health programs.

Visit www.aids2014.org/declaration.aspx to read the Melbourne Declaration and sign up to show your support. The declaration has already been signed by more than 1,100 individuals and over 100 organizations.

 

Accelerating Drug Development Through Collaboration: The Hepatitis C Drug Development Advisory Group

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In a new report published in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Forum graduate intern Courtney Hutchison and members of the HCV Drug Development Advisory Group Steering Committee discuss the HCV DrAG as a model for public-private collaboration to accelerate drug development while highlighting its contributions to the HCV drug development field. Click here to read the report in the current issue of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
 

2015 National African American MSM Leadership Conference Early Registration Closes in 5 Weeks

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NAESM staff, the planning committee and participating sponsors are gearing up to present the 12th installment of the National African American MSM Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS and other Health Disparities, scheduled to take place January 15-18, 2015 in Atlanta, GA. For more information on the conference or to register, submit an abstract or apply for a scholarship please visit the NAESM Inc. website at www.naesm.org

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Antiretrovirals and HIV Prevention: A Conversation with Key Opinion Leaders About a New Paradigm

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The Fenway Institute has released video and presentations from the October 2013 "Antiretrovirals and HIV Prevention: A Conversation with Key Opinion Leaders About a New Paradigm" meeting on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and the preventive effects of HIV treatment—known as treatment as prevention (TasP)—and the implications of these developments for HIV prevention. Click here to see the webpage that contains edited video clips of the presentations and Q&As, powerpoints that were presented, and the agenda for the day and a half meeting.
 

The AIDS Institute Releases HCV Testing Coverage Guide

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In recognition of National Hepatitis Testing Day, the AIDS Institute has released a Hepatitis C Testing Coverage Guide to assist health care providers with navigating each of the major healthcare payers' coverage options for preventive services, specifically for HCV screening.
 

New CDC PrEP Guidelines Could Transform HIV Prevention

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Sean Cahill and Kenneth Mayer of the Fenway Institute have published a blog on the Huffington post about the CDC recommendations for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).  Click here to read the full post.
 

Video: "Response to Global HIV and HCV Epidemics" Session

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Click here to see the video from the April 17 UC Berkeley course session "Response to Global HIV and HCV Epidemics". Moderated by course instructor Veronica Miller, the session panel features Gregg Alton, Executive VP, Gilead, Ambassador Eric Goosby, Global Health Science, UCSF, and UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean Stefano Bertozzi.
 

SEARCHIV to Share Slides from Workshop on Social and Ethical Implications of HIV Cure Research on Twitter: May 7-9

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The multi-disciplinary research team at SEARCHIV (Social and Ethical Aspects of Research on Curing HIV: A Working Group) is excited to share their May 7th-9th 2014 (8:45am to 7:00pm Geneva time) workshop on the social and ethical implications of HIV cure research on Twitter.
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