HIV/AIDS – 30 Years Later

AIDS turned 30 the June 5, 2011. At the same time, as if to commemorate it, a press release was issued by the HIV Prevention Trials Network saying that “men and women infected with HIV reduced the risk of transmitting the virus to their sexual partners through initiation of oral antiretroviral therapy (ART).” While this [...]

MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases

The 6th Millennium Development Goal (MDG) aims to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS by 2015, achieve universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS by 2010, and reverse the incidence of malaria and other infectious diseases by 2015. New infections of HIV and deaths due to AIDS appear to have peaked in 1996 and 2008, respectively. However, [...]