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Latest UNAIDS numbers shows impacts of inequities — including in program norms

In time for the United Nations High-Level Meeting that begins next week on the global HIV pandemic, UNAIDS has come out with its latest update of data, that show, the authors say, that “ending AIDS” can be done. They support that with numbers and charts showing steep and steady rises in global access to life-saving […]

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Locals inform the strategies to fight HIV in their communities, activists propel evidence-based policy, and sex workers cite a failure to communicate . . .

We’re reading about listening to people who know what they’re talking about Impact of Community Activism – With flat funding and rising need, the importance of spending every dollar committed to HIV responses effectively, and on evidence-based action has never been more critical. Direct involvement of affected populations is essential to determining where that isn’t […]

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Risk rate of Zika infection during pregnancy leading to microcephaly pegged as high as 13 percent, while legislators hold a hearing and funding remains on hold

Examining data from a succession of settings that have seen Zika outbreaks followed by rising rates of microcephaly among babies born to women infected with the virus during pregnancy, Harvard researchers now say risks of maternal infection leading to the birth defect ranges from 1- to 13 percent. Based on data from Brazil and French […]

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Addressing development of tuberculosis diagnostics and drugs is critical to global antimicrobial resistance response, review finds

A new tool to diagnose drug-resistant tuberculosis with an improved regimen to then treat it would more than halve the current death toll from the disease within six years, saving 100,000 lives annually, according to a report commissioned by the British government. The report brings the findings and recommendations of the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, […]

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Latest UNAIDS numbers shows impacts of inequities — including in program norms

In time for the United Nations High-Level Meeting that begins next week on the global HIV pandemic, UNAIDS has come out with its latest update of […]

Tuberculosis

Addressing development of tuberculosis diagnostics and drugs is critical to global antimicrobial resistance response, review finds

A new tool to diagnose drug-resistant tuberculosis with an improved regimen to then treat it would more than halve the current death toll from the disease […]

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Malaria vaccine candidate shows longer protection, promise, direction of next steps

The quest for a vaccine that provides lasting protection against malaria took another step forward today with the release of study results showing a candidate made […]

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“Zika is a test to see if we’ve learned anything from Ebola” — Emergency funding not enough to deal with emerging infections, panelists say

The 1.9 billion dollars the Obama Administration has requested to respond to the Zika virus is not enough, according to Amy Pope. It’s not enough to […]