HIV vaccines now available

Right to Care in South Africa says safe and effective preventative HIV vaccines are now available.

Posting on their website, RTC said the vaccine, along with existing HIV treatment and prevention strategies, would help achieve the goal of ending the HIV epidemic.

Yesterday, 18 May, was HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, raising awareness of the years of research that have been dedicated to finding a reliable way to protect individuals against the virus.

Below is the full statement

Thank you to all scientists, health professionals, clinical trial participants and volunteers working together to find a safe and effective preventative HIV vaccine.   

Such a vaccine, along with existing HIV treatment and prevention strategies, would help achieve the goal of ending the HIV epidemic.  Here at RTC we are proud to be part of this process and are committed to making our contribution towards efforts to end HIV for all