April 2018: an expanded view of HIV care was presented to attendees at the Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR).
Advances in treatment and early diagnosis mean that today people living with HIV (PLHIV) can expect to live as long as the general population.1 However, new results from two large surveys suggest that there is a major disconnect between what the science tells us, community perceptions towards HIV, and the life expectations of PLHIV.
July 2018: at AIDS 2018, significant attention was devoted to ‘The Full 360.’ With a global prevalence approaching 37 million1 and an average age that continues to grow,2 more and more focus has been given to the lifelong good health of people living with HIV (PLHIV).
Just a few years ago, few people had heard of the term ‘patient-reported outcomes’ or ‘PROs.’ Now, changing technologies are driving renewed interest in PROs as a way to bring the patient voice into clinical practice and improve patient outcomes.
The International AIDS Conference represents a premier event on the global health calendar. Now in its 22nd year, the Dutch capital of Amsterdam played host to the 2018 meeting and over 15,000 HIV researchers, public health experts, and members of the HIV community gathered to share and discuss the latest innovations in HIV science, prevention and treatment.