The HIV epidemic is far from over and it's not time to disengage, says International Aids Society President Linda-Gail Bekker.
In many parts of sub-Saharan Africa men who have sex with men encounter stigma and prejudice when accessing health services.
South Africa's data rollout of its pre-exposure prophylaxis shows that there is a relatively slow, but increasing, uptake. However, more needs to be done to target young women.
Trials have shown that rates of HIV infection are reduced if people not infected with HIV take anti-retrovirals - known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). But adherence to a daily dose is a problem.
Malawi and Tanzania have created programs to provide sexual and reproductive health services and HIV interventions. But men who have sex with men say it's still difficult to access care.