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Fast-Track Cities 2020

Public Health Experts Call for New “Global Health Order” at Virtual Fast-Track Cities 2020 Conference on HIV and COVID-19

International public health experts called for the development of a new “global health order” today at the Virtual Fast-Track Cities 2020 conference

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Fast-Track Cities 2020

NIAID Director Anthony Fauci Reviews COVID-19 Science at Fast-Track Cities Conference on HIV, TB, and Viral Hepatitis

Dr. Fauci expressed hope that a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 would be approved soon during his remarks at Fast-Track Cities 2020.

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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, 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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Lisbon

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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In the News

Cardiff becomes Wales' first Fast Track City in the fight against HIV
Wales Online

HIV and COVID-19: a unique moment in time to learn, leverage and build resilient systems for health
CNBC Africa

Fauci: Politicization of coronavirus pandemic is ‘really unfortunate’
Washington Blade

Here’s Some Upbeat HIV News From Across the Pond
Poz

COVID-19 Disruptions 'Life Threatening' for People With HIV
Medscape

New York City hits HIV/AIDS target two years ahead of schedule
CNN

St. Louis joins ‘Fast-Track’ to end AIDS
St. Louis American

National campaign launched in Ireland to address HIV-related stigma
Xinhua

London aiming to stop HIV infections for good
Pharma Times

How street teams and vending machines are helping to eradicate HIV
The Guardian

Gay 'chemsex' is fuelling urban HIV epidemics, AIDS experts warn
Reuters

London praised for record on HIV but more needs to be done to tackle late diagnosis
The Telegraph

At HIV Conference, London Mayor Calls for Broad Access to PrEP
The Advocate

The number of new HIV-positive cases in Paris has decreased​​
Le Monde ​

Leaders from 300 cities meet for Aids summit after Standard Campaign ​​
Evening Standard ​

Charity boss in call to make Scotland first HIV-free country​
Scotland Herald​

Glasgow on track to beat HIV after becoming first city in Scotland to sign up for Fast-Track Cities Initiative​
Scottish Sun​

Humanitarian activist Winnie Byanyima named to head UNAIDS
Associated Press

Ending HIV in 10 Years: How Do We Do It?
Austin Chronicle

End HIV/AIDS epidemic? It’s possible, and Floridians asked to get it done
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Charleston joins cities committed to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030
WCSC-TV (CBS)

Govt allocates an extra €450k for HIV treatment schemes in four cities
Irish Examiner

A winnable battle against HIV
Washington Examiner

Trump Plan to Stop Spread of H.I.V. Will Target 'Hot Spot' Areas
New York Times

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