Three Reflections from the International AIDS Conference

Today marks the final day of the 2010 International AIDS Conference in Vienna. Throughout the week, I attended several sessions and workshops and met with both old and new partners, but three particular sessions made me think a lot. Serodiscordant, Zero Difference On Wednesday, July…

Female Condoms: No Better Time Than Now

We are collaborating with RH Reality Check to publish a series of articles from the International AIDS Conference, taking place in Vienna, Austria, this week. This piece originally appeared here. With yesterday’s announcement of a vaginal gel that can protect women from HIV transmission with a 39…

Standing Up for Youth Health and Rights at the International AIDS Conference

Sunday’s opening session of the International AIDS Conference was significant not only because it marks the beginning of what we all hope will be a productive week of idea sharing and global strategizing—but because the youngest speaker at the conference, 22 year old Rachel Arinii Judhistari (left),…

2010 International AIDS Conference Preview

From July 18-23, tens of thousands of activists, scientists, academics, researchers, service providers, and government officials will gather in Vienna, Austria for the bi-annual International AIDS Conference. This year’s IAC program focuses on the HIV/AIDS epidemic as it relates to intravenous drug users in the Central/East…