Press Releases


IAPAC Welcomes USA’s Recommitment to WHO

IAPAC welcomes today’s announcement that the United States is rejoining the WHO

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IAPAC Mourns the Passing of Rabbi Allen I. Freehling

Join us in honoring Rabbi Freehling’s memory.

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World AIDS Day 2020

Seven More Fast-Track Cities Surpass HIV 90-90-90 Targets

Six Fast-Track Cities in the United Kingdom – Aberdeen, Bristol, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Liverpool – as well as Berlin announced today that they have surpassed the HIV 90-90-90 targets.

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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 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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In the News

How Did 12 U.S. Cities Do in Reaching Their 90-90-90 HIV Goals?

Kingston Mayor Marks World AIDS Day 2020
Jamaica Radio (Power 106 FM)

New study addresses keeping HIV screening on the radar amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Gay City 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

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

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

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

National campaign launched in Ireland to address HIV-related stigma

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

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

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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