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11.19.19

Big Ideas for Using HIV Systems to Address the Rise in Sexually Transmitted Infections

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / jm3245@georgetown.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2019, WASHINGTON, D.C. | Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise in the United States. From 2013 to 2017, there was a 22% increase in chlamydia cases, a 67% increase in gonorrhea cases, and an 80% increase in cases of syphilis. While great strides […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

08.22.19

Focused Policy Action Can Make Scaling Up PrEP and HIV Cluster Detection More Effective

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / jm3245@georgetown.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2019 WASHINGTON DC | President Trump announced his Administration’s Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Initiative in this year’s State of the Union address. The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is releasing three new documents to support this effort. “The EHE Initiative is […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

03.14.19

1 in 5 New HIV Diagnoses are among Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men: Experts Recommend Expanded Policy Focus on Latinx LGBTQ Communities

By Johan Marulanda

Contact: Johan Marulanda / jm3245@georgetown.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC (March 14, 2019) Following the release of President Trump’s budget request for FY 2020 this week calling for a $291 million increase in funding for his Plan to End the HIV Epidemic over the next decade, the O’Neill Institute is releasing a new policy brief […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases

11.27.18

“Rapid Start of ART” a Critical Goal Toward Ending HIV/AIDS in America

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / jm3245@georgetown.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON (Nov. 27, 2018) – An architect of the first National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. says it is time for some bold and major shifts in the delivery of HIV care that could make a dramatic impact on the epidemic. The recommendation comes ahead of World […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases