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Annual HIV funding from developed to developing countries is about $US18 billion, however this is still about $US5 billion a year short of what’s required to sustain the gains of the last decade, writes William Bowtell.

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Two men treated at St Vincent’s Hospital in partnership with UNSW's Kirby Institute have undetectable levels of HIV more than three years after their bone marrow transplants, the first successful cases of the HIV virus being cleared in Australia.

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Australia has long been seen as a world leader in HIV prevention, treatment and care, yet our academic sector has been underutilised when it comes to the delivery of international health aid, write David Cooper and John Kaldor.

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The number of new HIV diagnoses in Australia remains the highest seen for 20 years, according to the Annual HIV Surveillance report released today at UNSW’s Kirby Institute Annual Symposium.

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UNSW Scientia Professor David Cooper has been recognised as a medical luminary by the Medical Journal of Australia.

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For many people in Australia, the annual observance of World AIDS Day may be the only regular reminder of the HIV epidemic, writes Professor John Kaldor from UNSW's Kirby Institute. 

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The number of newly diagnosed cases of HIV infection in Australia continues to rise, having increased by 10 percent in 2012 to reach 1253, the largest number in 20 years. Trends in Behaviour

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Millions more people could get access to life-saving HIV drug therapy, following a landmark study led by researchers from the Kirby Institute at UNSW.

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UNSW's national HIV clinical research centre has celebrated its 25th birthday by launching a new identity, and welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based The Atlantic Philanthropies.

The National Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the launch today of its new name and identity - the Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society - while welcoming a $10 million donation from US-based charity The Atlantic Ph

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