“I don’t want to say ‘what has been allowed to occur, so I’ll backtrack, and say, ‘what has occurred’ . . .” Dr. Dan Lucey is an infectious disease physician who teaches about epidemics at Georgetown University, but when he spoke there last week about his experiences treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and Liberia […]More »
Suspended by USAID for “serious misconduct” contractor lists projects “making a world of difference for communities affected by HIV/AIDS”
USAID cites “zero tolerance for mismanagement of American taxpayer funds,” but HIV contracts followed years of reports of contractor’s high salaries, dubious results The nonprofit contractor that USAID announced Monday it had suspended after investigations revealed “serious misconduct [in its] performance, management, internal controls and present responsibility,” saw its fortunes leap from $1.2 million a […]More »
Americans are more supportive of U.S. spending to improve global health than other foreign aid spending, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll. Improving access to clean water and children’s health top the list of global health priorities for most Americans, with 57 percent saying improving access to clean water should be top priority, […]More »
Fixing what’s broken and breaking what’s fixed . . . We’re reading about WHO and Ebola, India and its role in global health
UN health agency urges better global preparedness against future outbreaks – It was the end of March when Ebola was confirmed in Conakry, Guinea, the first time in the 40-year recorded history of the highly contagious and deadly disease that an outbreak had occurred in a capital city. By June, the outbreak had spread to […]More »
In Dar es Salaam, a former patient's group reaches clients where they live
Dar es Salaam: In a fragile health system, a national referral hospital prepares for Ebola
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Zanzibar: An island that has seen success offers a cautionary tale
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Live Blog Archive
- 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Barcelona, Spain
- IDWeek 2014, Philadelphia
- HIV Research for Prevention Conference, Cape Town, South Africa
- 20th International AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia
- 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston
- AIDS Vaccine Conference 2013, Barcelona
- IDWeek 2013, San Francisco
- 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
- IDWeek 2012
- 19th Annual International AIDS Conference held in Washington, DC.
- 2nd International Treatment as Prevention Workshop, Vancouver
- The 19th annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Seattle.
- The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
- The 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France.
- The Infectious Diseases Society of America's 49th Annual Meeting.
- The 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, Rome.
- Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston.
- 41st Union World Conference on Lung Health, Berlin, Germany.
- IDSA Annual Meeting, Vancouver
- The 18th International AIDS Conference, Vienna.
- Center for Global Health Policy and GHC Briefing on HIV/TB Coinfection, Washington, DC
- Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, San Francisco
- Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
- 2009 International AIDS Conference, Cape Town
- HIV/AIDS Implementers Conference, Windhoek, Namibia.
- Pacific Health Summit, Seattle, Washington.
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The subtype that comprises 5 percent of HIV-1 infections globally traveled from Africa to Thailand where it was identified in 1989. From there, it spread around […]
A program that screened more than 7000 inmates for tuberculosis at four South Africa correctional facilities showed that a large number of inmates could be diagnosed […]
PrEP: Risk of resistance to antiretroviral drugs used to prevent infection is lower than thought, study finds
Highest risk of resistance found in those starting drugs with undiagnosed infection, pointing to importance of screening The landmark study that found preventive use of antiretroviral […]
“I don’t want to say ‘what has been allowed to occur, so I’ll backtrack, and say, ‘what has occurred’ . . .” Dr. Dan Lucey is […]