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Hepatitis C, the costs of treatment, the costs of delay, and the case for action . . . We’re reading about unprecedented and unrealized opportunities

Ending an Epidemic – In spite of an impact on an estimated 185 million people globally that includes close to half a million deaths yearly, attention to hepatitis C has lagged in the years since the virus was identified, but the recent development of new drugs has brought both recognition of what can be done […]

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Dr. Malata's slide shows global inequities in health workforce.

Health workforce shortage weakens AIDS response

While the U.S. government has helped train more than 140,000 healthcare workers through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief since the program was re-authorized in 2008, Africa still needs more than one million healthcare workers to address a critical shortage, U.S. Global AIDS Ambassador Dr. Deborah Birx said Monday at a Capitol Hill […]

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CODEL Video

Click above for a video on our Congressional study tour to Africa, and click here to read more.

HIV

Option B+ in Nigeria: New study supports lifelong antiretroviral treatment for pregnant women with HIV

The following is a guest post by Biyi Adesina of Avenir Health, Chukwuma Anyaike of the Ministry of Health, Nigeria, and Sara Bowsky of the Futures Group According to a 2013 […]

Tuberculosis

Large scale TB screening in prisons, jails can be done, should be done, researchers say

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 […]

Research & Development

Study shows organ donation between HIV-infected is feasible, desirable

The results of a new study support something advocates both domestically and globally have been pushing for years: organ donation from people infected with HIV to […]

Policy

Health workforce shortage weakens AIDS response

While the U.S. government has helped train more than 140,000 healthcare workers through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief since the program was re-authorized […]