Strengthening Information Systems in South Africa to ‘Rise, Act, Protect’ against HIV

South Africa will host the AIDS 2016 conference in August. In the months leading up to the international meeting, momentum around the many efforts to reduce the country’s HIV prevalence is gaining. JSI’s Derek Kunaka explains how strategic information systems are essential to understanding community need and efficiently allocating resources where they are needed most.

I’m the Face of HIV

African American men, women, and communities are disproportionately affected by HIV compared to whites and Latinos. For World AIDS Day, HIV analyst Sloane Bowman presents the demographic data in the United States and urges readers to disregard myths and rumors about HIV, its causes and treatment.

Improving Health Outcomes through Stronger Laboratory Systems in Resource-Limited Countries – My Reflections

On World AIDS Day, JSI’s Farouk Umaru argues for increased investment laboratories to address the unmet need for rapid HIV testing in developing countries.

Consider the Octopus: How HIV organizations can adapt to deliver the full spectrum of care in a changing health care environment

On World AIDS Day, JSI Senior Consultant Juli Powers discusses the post-ACA health care environment, and how community-based organizations that deliver HIV services can adapt and cooperate to ensure long-term sustainability.

Thoughts on World AIDS Day 2015, and a Thank You

Who is most impacted by HIV in the United States, and what are the promising policies and interventions that can help reduce new infections and improve the health and well-being of those living with HIV? Stewart Landers, Director of JSI/Boston, offers insight and a thank you to those who have fought to end the epidemic.

“I’ve Got Your Back”: Addressing Gender-Based Violence to Help End the HIV Epidemic

For World AIDS Day, Senior HIV Advisor Marcy Levy explains the connection between gender-based violence and HIV, and the investments that are being made to reduce GBV and support victims/survivors.

New Video: How Enrollment Assisters Can Help People Living with HIV Find Affordable Coverage

Enrollment assisters play an essential role in helping people living with HIV to find a health plan that best covers their health needs, including critical medications and care. A new video produced by the Affordable Care Enrollment Technical Assistance (ACE TA) provides information about the enrollment needs of people living with HIV.

Celebrating Achievement, Celebrating Opportunity

Today, effective HIV prevention and treatment methods are available to more people around the world than ever before, however challenges in the fight to end the epidemic and improve the lives of people living with HIV still lie ahead. On World AIDS Day, JSI’s Andrew Fullem celebrates the opportunities to continue global progress toward an AIDS-free generation.

A Time to Make Country ‘Pivots,’ Always with an Eye toward Epidemic Control

In the past year, PEPFAR, OGAC, and WHO have issued updates to their HIV/AIDS strategies which include ambitious new goals for controlling the epidemic. AIDSFree Deputy Director Helen Cornman calls for national and international HIV/AIDS programs to take a pragmatic approach to adapting to the rapidly shifting HIV landscape.