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Strengthen healthcare systems while fighting Ebola, responders tell Congress

Ebola responders returning from West Africa told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday that strengthening healthcare systems in Ebola affected countries must be a priority in the global response to the outbreak, both as part of recovery and long-term strategy. “People are not just dying from Ebola, they’re dying from malaria and […]

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UNAIDS report, released in advance of World AIDS Day, makes a case of speeding responses to pandemic

“Fast-track” report points to areas where efforts are just beginning Imagine a world where discriminatory laws and policies standing between health services and men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers, prisoners, people living with HIV, and others now pushed to the margins of their societies were replaced with laws and policies […]

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Preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission: Study underscores WHO B+ guidelines

PROMISE Study findings released Monday support benefits of ongoing antiretroviral treatment for all pregnant women. Dr. Anthony Fauci calls findings “another important step in our efforts to define the best approaches toward the goal of eliminating mother-to-child transmission globally” When the multi-country PROMISE study to identify means of “Promoting Maternal-Infant Survival Everywhere” by preventing transmission […]

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As “most improved” for transparency among U.S. agencies, PEPFAR is one to watch in 2015

With obstacles to information on how the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief planned, spent, and tallied the worth of its funding earning the world’s largest public health initiative a “very poor” rating last year on the 2013 Aid Transparency Index — well below the U.S. Military —  the agency’s “fair” rating earned this […]

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UNAIDS report, released in advance of World AIDS Day, makes a case of speeding responses to pandemic

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45th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Alarm Bells about TB and Diabetes

BARCELONA, Spain –  The opening press conference of the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health highlighted a new report calling for international action against the latest co-epidemic, tuberculosis […]

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As strategies to prevent HIV and unintended pregnancies evolve, concepts of “multi-purpose technologies” raise a familiar question . . .

What do women want? While two trials test vaginal rings to fight HIV, market research highlights respondents’ interests in different options It’s a question that gained […]

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Strengthen healthcare systems while fighting Ebola, responders tell Congress

Ebola responders returning from West Africa told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday that strengthening healthcare systems in Ebola affected countries must be […]