The Low Down on the Down Low A new study debunks the myth that men on the DL are responsible for the rising HIV rates among black women. Lead researcher Lisa Bond, PhD, talks with POZ about these important findings.
June 23, 2009
National HIV Testing Day Is Saturday, June 27
Launched by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) in 1995, National HIV Testing Day mobilizes organizations and communities across the United States to encourage early HIV diagnosis and treatment.
Negotiating a Fair Price for the Norvir Tablet
Abbott is gearing up to release its long-awaited Norvir (ritonavir) tablet. The company states that it will negotiate the price—which has not yet been announced—in good faith. Nonetheless, the Fair Pricing Coalition is already engaged in a vigilant campaign to ensure affordable access to all.
UPDATED: H1N1 (Swine Flu) and You
The ongoing spread of the H1N1 influenza virus has many people living with HIV concerned about their health and safety. POZ and AIDSmeds continue to keep a close eye on the news and, more importantly, advice from health officials at the CDC and WHO. In short: There’s still no reason to panic.
This update, posted June 11, is our sixth revision since the original web exclusive was published April 27.
Walking in London Thousands took to the streets of London on Sunday, June 7, for the 20th annual Crusaid Walk for Life. The 10-kilometer walk was held to raise funds and awareness for people affected by HIV/AIDS.
June 05, 2009
California in Crisis: HIV Budget Cuts Will Have “Unthinkable” Consequences
Facing a $24 billion deficit, California’s governor has proposed slashing HIV funds—cuts that will likely have a profound effect on access to HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment. With enough activism there is still hope, but the mess in California foreshadows trouble for other states with big budget woes.
June 03, 2009
Estelle, Dangerous Muse and other pop luminaries team with H&M and Designers Against AIDS for the 2009 Fashion Against AIDS collection. (Watch video.)
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