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Findings indicate two newest TB drugs, bedaquiline and delamanid in combination safe, promising for patients with few options

A study following outcomes of 28 patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis in three countries with high burdens of the disease found what the researchers cite as strong evidence that a combination of the two newest TB drugs could be part of a safe and effective treatment regimen. The  drugs, bedaquiline — which was approved by the […]

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White House budget recognizes global health threats with words, but not dollars with massive cuts to HHS, State Department, USAID

“U.S. efforts to control the HIV/AIDS epidemic are a direct reflection of U.S. leadership abroad and the goodwill, compassion, and generosity of the American people.” President’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 The U.S. State Department and USAID would get $25.8 billion — a cut of $9 billion, or 26 percent from the level enacted […]

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State Department Global Gag Rule “review” focuses on training, compliance measures

“Given the expansive nature of the new policy, the Department will undertake a thorough and comprehensive review of the effectiveness and impact of the policy’s application over the next six months, which could include identifying implementation issues, and any other new information affecting implementation going forward. Newly covered programs, including PEPFAR, the President’s Malaria Initiative, […]

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HIV

How to cut HIV incidence? Researchers do the math and find keeping patients in care is pivotal

Retaining people with HIV in care and treatment for the virus, as well as successful efforts to re-engage patients who have been in care but no […]

Tuberculosis

Findings indicate two newest TB drugs, bedaquiline and delamanid in combination safe, promising for patients with few options

A study following outcomes of 28 patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis in three countries with high burdens of the disease found what the researchers cite as strong […]

Research & Development

WHO report on global antibiotic resistance highlights growing threats in the face of surveillance gaps

Surveillance data from 22 countries show some of the world’s most common and potentially deadly infections gaining  ground globally against the antibiotics used to treat them, […]

Policy

White House budget recognizes global health threats with words, but not dollars with massive cuts to HHS, State Department, USAID

“U.S. efforts to control the HIV/AIDS epidemic are a direct reflection of U.S. leadership abroad and the goodwill, compassion, and generosity of the American people.” President’s […]