The end of HIV?

We have the technology to prevent almost all new infections. But do we have the will?

The modern era of HIV treatment began almost 20 years ago in Vancouver.

HIV testing

The year was 1996, and data was presented at the International AIDS Conference on the first effective combination antiretroviral therapy.

The use of three drugs to suppress viral replication and prevent HIV-related complications continues to define treatment today.

Fast forward to Vancouver 2015, in the same convention centre and the International AIDS society held its biannual meeting.

At this conference, it was remarkable that there were relatively few sessions on new