Not long ago, the very notion of an AIDS-free world was one many of us working in the field did not dare dream of.
Now there is a new sense of optimism, driven in large part by scientific advances that have elevated the potential of anti-retroviral treatment as prevention to official health policy. They have been complemented by the development of an international scientific strategy and alliance working towards an H.I.V. cure — an idea that until recently many believed was redundant.
“Getting to Zero” has been the slogan for World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) since 2011 and will remain so through until 2015, coinciding with the Millennium Development Goal target of halting and beginning to reverse the spread of H.I.V./AIDS.… Seguir leyendo »