News

June 13, 2016
New York Times Editorial states "The World Could End AIDS if It Tried". Read article

TTEA and its partners are exploring the use of monetary quantitative easing (the printing of new money) to address the monies needed to end the disease. HIV/AIDS is ranked the third largest pandemic after the Black Death of the 14th century and the 1918 influenza pandemic.

March 1, 2016
TTEA partnership begins third phase of campaign to scale up test-and-treat

Mounting scientific evidence points to test-and-treat as the most effective strategy to end HIV/AIDS until a vaccine is developed. The treatment strategy has won the support of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the World Health Organization and other leading global health organizations. As part of its advocacy efforts, TTEA is shifting its focus to fully fund test-and-treat implementation by exploring a range of financial options, including quantitative easing.

May 30, 2015
Treating H.I.V. patients before they get sick. Read New York Times editorial

May 27, 2015
H.I.V. treatment should start at diagnosis, U.S. health officials say. Read New York Times article and accompanying NIH study

Since 2010, Test & Treat to End AIDS and its international partners (www.ttea.info) have been advocating for the immediate start of anti-viral HIV drugs to prolong lives and stop HIV transmissions. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases study provides overwhelming evidence that immediate treatment saves lives and prevents individuals from passing the disease on to others.

September 16, 2014
Dr. Brian Williams, TTEA senior technical adviser and researcher, discuses using mathematical models to fight HIV and Ebola. Read editorial

June 25, 2014
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.- Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) advocates for the use of Test & Treat to stop HIV transmissions and begin eradiating the pandemic. Watch video

July 24, 2013
New York Times Editorial Board endorses test and-treat to stop HIV transmissions Read editorial

June 6, 2013
Health professionals ask congressional members to continue U.S. leadership on HIV/AIDS. Read letter to Congress

February 19, 2013
TTEA’s senior partner lectures at the University of Colorado – Leadership Residential Academic Program and Newton Chair in Leadership (USA) on how each of us can use our passion and leadership skills to better the world we live in. Read announcement

June 19, 2012
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall and TTEA Senior Technical Adviser Dr. Brian Williams conduct a briefing for members of the U.S. Congress and staff in Washington, D.C., regarding the use of test-and-treat as the lead global strategy to stop HIV transmissions and begin eradicating the disease.

Watch 2-minute teaser
Watch full congressional briefing
Watch post-briefing interview with Dr. Brian Williams
Read congressional briefing handout

March 15, 2012
TTEA Senior Partner Vic Dukay, MBA, Ph.D., is interviewed on VoiceAmerica’s “Capital Thinking” radio show, discussing the use of test-and-treat to stop the spread of HIV around the globe. Listen to the interview: Part 1 Part 2

January 5, 2012
Gov. John W. Hickenlooper (Colorado-USA) congratulates the TTEA partnership on its efforts to end the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. Read congratulations letter

December 28, 2011
Dr. Brian Williams, TTEA senior technical adviser and researcher, is interviewed by National Public Radio in the United States regarding test-and-treat (Antiviral Drugs Sparkle In The Race To End AIDS). Listen to the interview

December 23, 2011
Science Magazine names HIV treatment as prevention (test-and-treat) as 2011’s Breakthrough of the Year. Read article

December 9, 2011
Science Magazine and TTEA Senior Technical Adviser Dr. Brian Williams discuss how to halt the HIV/AIDS epidemic using the test-and-treat strategy. Read article

November 28, 2011
TTEA Senior Partner Victor Dukay, MBA, Ph.D., is interviewed on National Public Radio about using early drug treatment to stop the spread of HIV around the globe. Listen to the interview

November 8, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton endorses TTEA’s test-and-treat strategy in a speech at the National Institutes of Health. Read press release

September 21, 2011
In an editorial to The Washington Post, Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls on President Obama to end AIDS using treatment as prevention. Read article

July 21, 2011
In a guest commentary for Funders Concerned About AIDS, TTEA members discuss ending HIV/AIDS. Read article

July 16, 2011
In The Lancet, Dr. Julio Montaner (past president of the International AIDS Society) clearly articulates that the evidence is in: Treatment is prevention. Read commentary

June 1, 2011
In a commentary for the Journal of the International AIDS Society, TTEA members promote treatment as prevention. Read article

May 21, 2011
British medical journal The Lancet states that HIV treatment as prevention works. Read article

May 18, 2011
TTEA urges the U.S. Congress and executive branch to fund test-and-treat “operational research” in light of the National Institutes of Health’s recently halted HPTN 052 HIV/AIDS study. Read press release

May 12, 2011
World Health Organization
The Sixty-fourth World Health Assembly to review HIV strategy for 2011-2015.
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The Wall Street Journal
Scientists see breakthrough in the global AIDS battle. Read more

The Wall Street Journal
AIDS study marks prevention breakthrough. Read more

The Washington Post
HIV drugs sharply cut risk of transmission, study finds. Read more

The New York Times
Early HIV therapy sharply curbs transmission. Read more

British Broadcasting Corporation
Anti-retroviral drugs ‘help reduce’ HIV transmission. Read more

The Economist
AIDS: At last, the good news. Read more

World Health Organization
Groundbreaking trial results confirm HIV treatment prevents transmission of HIV.
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UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases
UNC-led international study shows early treatment with antiretroviral therapy prevents HIV transmission. Read more