Antiretroviral Shortages

Global Experts Warn of COVID-19-Related HIV Service Disruptions

Representatives from UNAIDS, IAPAC, PEPFAR, and the WHO spoke about disruptions to HIV health services caused by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Disruptions in HIV Services Highlighted During 90-90-90 Targets Update

Representatives from IAPAC, UNAIDS, PEPFAR, and the WHO raised concerns about COVID-19 disruptions to HIV health services at a virtual AIDS 2020 pre-conference session.

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Virtual Fast-Track Cities 2020 Conference to Focus on Urban COVID-19 and HIV

The Fast-Track Cities 2020 conference will transition to an online format due to ongoing public health restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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IAPAC Retrofits Fast-Track Cities Dashboards to Visualize COVID-19 Data and Resources

IAPAC is retrofitting its Fast-Track City dashboards to visualize confirmed COVID-19 case, death, and recovery data alongside existing municipal-level HIV data.

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IAPAC Announces Fast-Track Cities Implementation Science Fund

IAPAC has launched a $750,000 Fast-Track Cities Implementation Science Fund to support clinical and community researchers in enhancing urban HIV responses.

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IAPAC Launches U=U e-Course for HIV-Treating Clinicians

IAPAC launched a new training module to promote the integration of the U=U message within HIV-specialized and primary care settings.

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IAPAC, UN-Habitat Partner to End Urban HIV, TB, HCV Epidemics

IAPAC and UN-Habitat announced a new partnership at the 10th World Urban Forum to strengthen the efforts of Fast-Track Cities to end their urban HIV, tuberculosis, and viral hepatitis epidemics.

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Fast-Track Cities Launches “Decade of Action” Against HIV, TB, and HCV, at 10th World Urban Forum​ ​

The 10th World Urban Forum coincides with the beginning of a global “Decade of Action” to attain key Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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Lisbon to Host Fast-Track Cities 2020 Conference

The Fast-Track Cities 2020 conference will convene over 1,000 delegates from hundreds of current and prospective Fast-Track Cities in every region of the world. Mayor Medina said the focus of the conference’s high-level panel will be on drug policies and harm reduction.

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Fast-Track Cities Welcomes New Communities on World AIDS Day 2019

IAPAC welcomed several new cities and municipalities to the Fast-Track Cities network to commemorate World AIDS Day 2019. The initiative marked its fifth anniversary since the Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities was first signed on World AIDS Day 2014.

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NYC and Geneva Surpass UNAIDS 90-90-90 HIV Targets

Health officials in New York City and Geneva announced today that these two Fast-Track Cities have surpassed the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets. New York City is the first in the United States to surpass the targets by attaining 93-90-92. Geneva became the fifth European municipality to reach this important milestone by attaining 90-96-93.

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IAPAC Launches ViiV Healthcare-Funded FTC Data Dashboards

The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) today launched three data dashboards visualizing baseline data for eight Fast-Track Cities that are striving to attain and surpass the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 90-90-90 targets.

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Youth Against AIDS and IAPAC Announce Fast-Track Cities Partnership

In the lead-up to World AIDS Day 2019, the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) and Youth Against AIDS announced a partnership today to facilitate increased sexual health literacy and condom use, and decreased incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among youth across the Fast-Track Cities network.

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IAPAC Touts Power of Partnership at EACS 2019

Leading voices in the clinical, public health, and community responses to HIV from across Europe joined IAPAC President/CEO Dr. José M. Zuniga in a symposium panel discussion at the start of the 17th European AIDS Conference (EACS 2019).

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Portuguese Fast-Track Cities Skills-Building Workshop Held in Lisbon

The Fast-Track Cities initiative hosted a skills-building workshop for 10 Portuguese cities on October 18, 2019, in Lisbon as part of a Gilead Sciences-funded series of European workshops organized around unique language families.

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Lyon and Two French Overseas Territories Join Fast-Track Cities in Paris

The city and of Lyon and Métropole of Lyon, France, joined the Fast-Track Cities network coinciding with the October 9-10, 2019, replenishment meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.

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HIV Nursing 2019 Emphasizes Nurse Clinical Leadership to End HIV Epidemic

Nurses from around the world convened September 21-22, 2019, in Rome for HIV Nursing 2019.

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Getting to Zero

New Data Show Local HIV Epidemics Can End Decades Sooner Than Expected

IAPAC reported new modeling data about the potential to accelerate the end of urban HIV epidemics through increased antiretroviral therapy coverage for people living with HIV.

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Global Leaders Unite to Tackle Health Inequalities at Fast-Track Cities 2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan today welcomed city, municipal, and global leaders to Fast-Track Cities 2019, the inaugural conference of more than 300 cities and municipalities prioritizing their responses to urban HIV, tuberculosis, and viral hepatitis.

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WHA-IAPAC

World Hepatitis Alliance and IAPAC Announce Fast-Track Cities Partnership

The World Hepatitis Alliance and IAPAC announced a new partnership today on the first day of the Fast-Track Cities 2019 conference in London.

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Fast-Track Cities 2019

London to Host Global Conference on Urban HIV, TB, and Viral Hepatitis

The Fast-Track Cities 2019 conference will welcome hundreds of delegates from 300+ cities and municipalities that have committed to ending their epidemics of HIV, TB, and viral hepatitis by 2030. Delegates will include elected officials, public health leaders, and civil society advocates. The conference, which runs from September 9-11, 2019, in London, will open with a “High-Level Panel on Addressing Health Inequalities.”

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Dallas County Expands Texas Fast-Track Network Against HIV

Dallas County joined the Fast-Track Cities initiative alongside the cities of Addison, Balch Springs, Dallas, DeSoto, and Grand Prairie to accelerate the end of the HIV epidemic in Texas.

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Winnie Byanyima

IAPAC Welcomes Winnie Byanyima as New UNAIDS Executive Director

We stand ready to strengthen our longstanding partnership with UNAIDS, including our 5-year collaboration with a growing network of more than 300 Fast-Track Cities that are working in solidarity to end their urban HIV epidemics.

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Mexico City

Select Countries and Cities Report 90-90-90 Progress in Mexico City

Representatives from China, France, Mexico, and South Africa presented country-level estimates about progress in closing HIV testing, treatment, and viral suppression gaps in the context of the 90-90-90 targets. City-level speakers at the 2019 90-90-90 Targets Update also reported data from Bangkok, London, Mexico City, and New York City.

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Four Irish Cities Join Fast-Track Cities to Form Fast-Track Ireland

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar applauded the cities of Cork, Dublin, Galway, and Limerick for signing the Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities in a country-wide effort to address the HIV epidemic.

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