2007: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria more than doubles the number of patients receiving ARVs to more than 1.4 million.

Congress overturns the ban on using local taxpayer dollars to support syringe exchange programs in Washington, D.C.

amfAR launches the MSM Initiative, a global program to support HIV prevention, treatment, and advocacy efforts for men who have sex with men (MSM).\The FDA approves maraviroc, the first in a new class of anti-HIV drugs called CCR5-blockers, and raltegravir, for patients whose treatment regimens have failed.

New UNAIDS statistics, based on new surveillance methods, estimate that 33 million people are living with HIV/AIDS.