Dr. Demetre Daskalakis is a warrior in my eyes and the eyes of many others. His dedication and commitment to ending the AIDS epidemic is inspiring to all.
The International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference is the premier, global scientific conference on AIDS.
Here are some key advances that were discussed at IAS 2017 in Paris.
What's past is prologue
William Shakespeare. The Tempest, Act 2, Scene 1
In terms of AIDS, what’s past is indeed prologue. Shakespeare said it first in The Tempest, only under different circumstances
Today we talk about the End of the AIDS Epidemic by 2020. Ending the Epidemic will be the most important public health initiative of the 21st century.
Today, 35 years after the first case of AIDS was described, we talk about ending the HIV epidemic by 2020. To understand what it will take to bring new HIV cases below epidemic levels, we need to know how we got to this point.
In 2014, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the discussion to End the AIDS Epidemic in New York State by the year 2020 (EtE 2020). The goal is to reduce new HIV infections statewide from 3000/year currently to under 750/year by 2020 with a 3-part plan: