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Late breaking science at an historic moment

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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) is only a few weeks away. Today, we are sharing a special message on the historic importance of our return to Durban after 16 years and some of the late breaking science that you can expect. Register for AIDS 2016 online by Sunday, 3 July, 23:59 CEST and join us in Durban for this critical moment.  Late breaking scientific highlightsHere's a glimpse of some new late breaking science that will be featured at AIDS 2016:New...
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Online conference programme now available

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The Online Conference Programme for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) is now available. All sessions, satellite symposia, abstract titles and other programme activities, including the Global Village & Youth Programme, are currently listed. Late breaker abstract titles will be featured in the coming weeks. Links to abstracts, slide presentations, webcasts, key sessions, rapporteur reports and e-posters will be added as they are available. You can use the Online Conference ...
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In recognition of the need for greater attention to the growing toll on people living with HIV co-infections, the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) will feature the latest developments on tools for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV co-infections. The programme will share research results, important clinical developments and updates on ongoing and new studies in the field of HIV and co-infections, particularly tuberculosis and viral hepatitis.
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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) programme will feature the latest evidence and best practices in the HIV response to optimize research to improve the quality of programmes being delivered in real-world settings. The programme will present strategies that make effective and efficient use of human, financial and other key resources to close the gaps between policy and ultimately implementation.
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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) will highlight the latest discoveries in clinical care. The greatest breakthroughs in HIV science have emerged thanks to the tireless efforts of clinical researchers and physicians working together to build the evidence base supporting new treatment approaches to improve the clinical management of people at risk for and living with HIV.
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HIV vaccine and cure research is advancing quickly. The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) will feature the latest research, including new insights into the drivers of HIV progression, advances in immune control in both acute and chronic infection, and new approaches to targeting latent reservoirs to achieve a cure.
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The world has made great strides since the International AIDS Conference was first held in Durban in 2000, when AIDS denialism was leading to limited access to life-saving antiretroviral drugs and donor spending on AIDS activities amounted only to a small fraction of current funding levels.
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Scientific programme highlights

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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) will offer a best-in-class programme of over 500 conference activities and sessions driven by top science and research discoveries. Here is a first glimpse of some of the scientific highlights:
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Going back to basic to fight AIDS

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South Africa and the world have won many battles in the fight against HIV/Aids, but the race for a cure and the war against the epidemic with its epicentre still in KwaZulu-Natal, are not yet over, writes Lyse Comins. South Africa’s activists, NGOs, government officials and departments seem to have laid down their swords and stopped communicating constant messages of HIV/Aids prevention in taxis, on billboards and radio, in print media and in schools. This has rolled back some of th gains again...
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Each year, March 24 marks World Tuberculosis Day. One day in the year when the world's lens will focus on the fact that almost 4,000 people globally die every day as a result of this preventable, curable disease. An ancient disease that has claimed many millions of lives, tuberculosis continues to wreak havoc on public health in many countries in this century.
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