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3 July 2013
Boston Patients Show No Signs Of HIV After Discontinuation Of ART
BERNAMA

3 July 2013
HIV patients with cancer doing better
The Star

3 July 2013
No HIV in 2 men after transplants
New Straits Times

3 July 2013
Pesakit projek 'Boston Patients' tiada tanda HIV
Sinar Harian

3 July 2013
Bone marrow frees men of HIV drugs
BBC

3 July 2013
Stem Cell Transplants Clear HIV in Two Patients in Study
Bloomberg

3 July 2013
Stem Cell Transplants Clear HIV in Two Boston Cancer Patients
Bloomberg Businessweek

3 July 2013
Boston researchers report encouraging HIV findings
Boston.com

3 July 2013
Hopes soar after US pair 'cured' of HIV
Brisbane Times

3 July 2013
US researchers say 2 men with bone marrow transplant stop HIV drugs, show no sign of virus
Calgary Herald

3 July 2013
New research data boost search for HIV cure
Channel News Asia

3 July 2013
Cancer cure for HIV?
Emirates 24/7

3 July 2013
Two Patients Remain HIV Free After Bone Marrow Transplants
Forbes

3 July 2013
2 stem cell patients stop HIV drugs, no virus seen
Idaho Statesman

3 July 2013
Stem-cell transplants may purge HIV
Nature

3 July 2013
Treated for cancer, two men now appear free of HIV
NBC

3 July 2013
Bone marrow transplant a cure for HIV?
New Straits Times

3 July 2013
Hopes soar after US pair 'cured' of HIV
Sydney Morning Herald

3 July 2013
Boston researchers report hopeful findings on HIV
The Boston Globe

3 July 2013
No sign of HIV return in bone marrow transplant patients, say scientists
The Guardian

3 July 2013
Malaysian wins prestigious scholarship to research HIV in gay men
The Malaysian Insider

3 July 2013
Post-Transplant and Off Drugs, H.I.V. Patients Are Apparently Virus-Free
The New York Times

3 July 2013
Bone marrow transplant success 'may hold key to HIV treatment'
The Times

3 July 2013
Two Long-Infected Patients Seem HIV-Free After Marrow Transplants
Wall Street Journal

3 July 2013
US researchers say 2 men with bone marrow transplant stop HIV drugs, show no sign of virus
Washington Post

3 July 2013
New research boosts search for cure, AIDS meeting told
Global Post

3 July 2013
2 stem cell patients stop HIV drugs, no virus seen
News Observer

3 July 2013
New research boosts search for cure, AIDS meeting told
MSN

3 July 2013
Breakthrough boosts hope for HIV cure
The Age

3 July 2013
New research boosts search for cure, AIDS
AAP

3 July 2013
2 stem cell patients stop HIV drugs, no virus seen
AP



2 July 2013
Sida: MSF dénonce les brevets pour les nouveaux traitements [en français]
France 24

2 July 2013
Govt Urged To Adopt New Guidelines To Treat HIV Patients
MalaysianDigest

2 July 2013
Turning surveillance into support for men who have sex with men in Africa
NAM AIDSmap

2 July 2013
New recommendations on HIV treatment for children require earlier diagnosis, new drug combinations for maximum impact
NAM AIDSmap

2 July 2013
High positivity rate and good linkage to care at Barcelona community testing project
NAM AIDSmap

2 July 2013
7th International Aids Society conference in Malaysia
Nam News Network

2 July 2013
First Malaysian to receive AIDS research fellowship
New Straits Times

2 July 2013
Laws in Asia hindering Aids fight, say UN health officials
South China Morning Post

2 July 2013
Antiretroviral boleh cegah HIV
(Antiretroviral can prevent HIV transmission)
Berita Harian

2 July 2013
Malaysia contohi Kemboja tangani AIDS
(Malaysia follows Cambodia's footsteps in addressing AIDS)
Harian Metro

2 July 2013
Set up one stop AIDS centre
New Straits Times

2 July 2013
HIV in Malaysia: Rise in sexual transmission and female cases of HIV [中国]
Oriental Daily News

2 July 2013
Go back to basics to stem HIV rise

2 July 2013
Early treatment for HIV proposed
The Sun



1 July 2013
Reformasi dasar kekang HIV/AIDS [Melayu]
(Policy reform to curb HIV/AIDS)
Berita Harian

1 July 2013
Kerajaan komited tingkat rawatan ART [Melayu]
(Government committed to increase ART coverage)
Berita Harian

1 July 2013
A new way to treat drug users
New Straits Times

1 July 2013
Intervention the key in fight against AIDS in Malaysia
The Star

1 July 2013
Cops step up fight against drugs
The Star

1 July 2013
Tangani penagih sebagai penyakit [Melayu]
(Treat addiction as illness)
Utusan Malaysia

1 July 2013
Only 11, out 100,000 populations are HIV patients [中国]
China Press



30 June 2013
Continued investment in HIV prevention research can speed development of new options to help end the AIDS epidemic
Wall Street Journal

30 June 2013
W.H.O. Issues Guidelines for Earlier H.I.V. Treatment
New York Times

30 June 2013
HIV treatment: WHO introduce new advice to prevent deaths from AIDS
BBC

30 June 2013
HIV/Aids drugs: WHO to recommend earlier treatment
BBC

30 June 2013
WHO: Treat people with HIV early to help them live longer and to help slow virus' spread
Washington Post

30 June 2013
Continued investment in HIV prevention research can speed development of new options to help end the AIDS epidemic
Seattle Times

30 June 2013
WHO says drug treatment for HIV should begin earlier
The Independent

30 June 2013
Global HIV epidemic can be pushed into 'irreversible decline' by 2021
Herald Scotland

30 June 2013
IAS Community Forum : M'sian govt need to consider reforming policies, laws to fight HIV aids - IAS 2013
7 News

30 June 2013
Early Treatment for HIV Can Save Millions of Lives
Voice of America

30 June 2013
AIDS experts urge Asia to stop discrimination
FoxNews

30 June 2013
U.N. health agency calls for earlier HIV treatment
StarTribune

30 June 2013
WHO: Treat people with HIV early to stop spread
The Tribune

30 June 2013
WHO: Treat people with HIV early to help them live longer and to help slow virus' spread
Times Colonist

30 June 2013
Malaysia moves to decriminalise drugs
The Star Online

30 June 2013
Malaysia Committed To Continue Reducing HIV/AIDS Infection
Bernama

30 June 2013
Cure research is new phase of HIV therapy, says US AIDS chief
Aids Map

30 June 2013
Dramatic new treatment push to conquer HIV
New Scientist

30 June 2013
AHF Welcomes New WHO HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines, Calls for Sustained Funding
Herald Online

30 June 2013
Continued investment in HIV prevention research can speed development of new options to help end the AIDS epidemic
Herald Online

30 June 2013
AIDS experts urge Asia to stop discrimination
GMA News

30 June 2013
Malaysia moving towards treating drug users, not prosecution, says Nancy Shukri
Malaysian Insider

30 June 2013
Govt reviewing drug dependency law
GMA News

30 June 2013
Early Treatment for HIV Can Save Millions of Lives
Malaysia Sun

30 June 2013
Malaysia moving towards drugs decriminalisation, says Nancy
New Straits Times

30 June 2013
Continued investment in HIV prevention research can speed development of new options to help end the AIDS epidemic
Ad Hoc News

30 June 2013
DNDi and Cipla advance development of pediatric 4-in-1 ARVs to fulfill new WHO guidelines
Bio Medicine

30 June 2013
IAS 2013: Cure Research Is New Phase of HIV Therapy, Says U.S. AIDS Chief
HIVandHepatits.com

30 June 2013
IAS 2013: Conference Opens with Focus on Aging, Global Guidelines, Drug Users
HIVandHepatits.com

30 June 2013
HIV as a Chronic Disease
HIVandHepatits.com

30 June 2013
Preventive technologies, research toward a cure, and immune-based and gene therapies
HIV Treatment bulletin

30 June 2013
Kes Bayi Mississippi bukti virus HIV boleh dihentikan [Melayu]
(Mississippi Baby proves HIV infection can be stopped)
Berita Harian



29 June 2013
AIDS scientists in Malaysia hoping for cure
AFP

29 June 2013
Malaysia To Host IAS 2013 Conference On HIV
BERNAMA

29 June 2013
AIDS scientists at Malaysia meet express hopes for cure
AsiaOne

29 June 2013
AIDS scientists at Malaysia meet express hopes for cure
News Asia

29 June 2013
Malaysia hosts AIDS conference
Interview with Adeeba Kamarulzaman published in the New Straits Times



28 June 2013
Malaysia tuan rumah persidangan Pertubuhan AIDS Antarabangsa [Melayu]
(Malaysia hosts International AIDS Society conference)
Interview with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi published in Berita Harian

28 June 2013
Decriminalise drug use and we can stop spread of HIV
Interview with Adeeba Kamarulzaman published in The Star

28 June 2013
Decriminalise drug use and we can stop spread of HIV
The Star

28 June 2013
M'sia may need to decriminalise drug use to prevent HIV spread
Asia News Network

28 June 2013
Decriminalise drug use and we can stop spread of HIV
AsiaOne



27 June 2013
New ‘trend’ of HIV infections in Malaysia
Interview with Adeeba Kamarulzaman for Astro Awani

27 June 2013
Cure for HIV-Infected Newborns?
The Scientist

27 June 2013
Malaysia Meeting at 'Exciting Time for HIV'
Med Page



26 June 2013
It's time Asia joined global debate on drug policy
Opinion piece by Asma Jahangir and Michel Kazatchkine published in the New Straits Times

26 June 2013
HIV turun penghidap (HIV cases drop) [Melayu]
Interview with Adeeba Kamarulzaman published in Berita Harian

26 June 2013
Winds of change on drug policy
Opinion piece by Bertrand Audoin and Adeeba Kamarulzaman published in The Star



21 June 2013
IAS 2013 Showcasing Cutting-Edge Research on HIV and AIDS
By Neil Canavan, Medscape News Today



15 June 2013
Fighting the HIV epidemic in the Islamic world
The Lancet

15 June 2013
A cure for HIV: where we’ve been, and where we’re headed
The Lancet

15 June 2013
Adeeba Kamarulzaman: fighting HIV/AIDS in Malaysia
Interview with Adeeba Kamarulzaman published by The Lancet

15 June 2013
Malaysia makes progress against HIV, but challenges remain
The Lancet



14 June 2013
Stigma HIV [Melayu]
Berita Harian

14 June 2013
Persidangan bincangkaedah cegah, rawat [Melayu]
Berita Harian



9 June 2013
4,000 to attend HIV conference in KL this month
Daily Express (KK)



8 June 2013
KL to host HIV conference
New Straits Times

8 June 2013
Total 910,000 HIV cases in Malaysia [中国]
China Press

8 June 2013
4,000 pakar bincang AIDS [Melayu]
Harian Metro

8 June 2013
Malaysia jadi tuan rumah sidang IAS [Melayu]
Berita Harian

June 2013
The Thin Red Line
Interview with Adeeba Kamarulzaman and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi published in the June 2013 edition of Marie Claire Malaysia



21 May 2013
BFM Spotlight - Religion, Science & HIV
Radio interview with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi by 'The Bigger Picture' on BFM 89.9, Malaysia's business radio station



12 May 2013
A lifelong legacy
Interview with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi by Fiona Ho from The Star



7 May 2013
End of a scourge?
Opinion piece published in the New Straits Times and co-authored by Adeeba Kamarulzaman, IAS 2013 Local Co-Chair, and Reena Rajasuriar, a young scientist at the Department of Pharmacy and CERiA at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur



19 April 2013
The Discovery and Future of HIV
Interview with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, on Malaysian radio BFM 89.9: The Business Station, in the "The Bigger Picture" Health and Living programme



16 April 2013
Closer to a cure
Interview with Bertrand Audoin (International AIDS Society Executive Director) for New Straits Times

8 March 2013
The female face of HIV/AIDS
Opinion piece by Adeeba Kamarulzaman, IAS 2013 Local-Chair, published on the Star Online (Malaysia)



1 December 2012
The obstacles to ending AIDS
Opinion piece by Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (IAS 2013 International Chair and IAS President) and Adeeba Kamarulzaman (IAS 2013 Local Co-Chair and Director of CERiA) published in the New Straits Times



29 November 2012
Tolerance vital in ‘getting to zero’
Opinion piece by Bertrand Audoin (Executive Director of the IAS) published in the Financial Times



22 November 2012
Toward an AIDS-Free World
Opinion piece by Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Adeeba Kamarulzaman published in the New York Times/International Herald Tribune