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Mapping health facilities supports accountability, saves lives

Do countries have accurate information on where health facilities are located? The following is a guest post from Anita Datar of Health Policy Project, telling how answering that question is essential to good governance, health system performance, and emergency responses, and why competent, accurate mapping and updating of Master Health Facility Lists is still a […]

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HIV testing support in Tanzania puts emphasis on impact

The following is a guest post from Mkama Mwirjarubi, a program officer at IntraHealth International in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. by Mkama Mwijarubi As the fight against HIV rolls into its fourth decade, those of us who are involved in combating the epidemic have mixed feelings. While HIV continues to affect the lives of many […]

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria prompts “National Action Plan,” with global strategies targeting pathogens that include multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

“Antibiotic resistance is a global health problem that requires international attention and collaboration because bacteria do not recognize borders” National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria With a focus on bacteria that present “an urgent and serious threat to public health,” the White House today released a plan to guide federal government, as well as […]

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Concurrent treatment for HIV/TB co-infection breaks up “deadly alliance”

In a continuation of World TB Day coverage, the following guest post from study authors Martha Priedeman Skiles and Stephanie Mullen tells how current data from Ukraine show promise for patients co-infected with TB and HIV.  By Martha P. Skiles and Stephanie Mullen, MEASURE Evaluation Although tuberculosis is a curable disease, it has devastating consequences on public […]

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HIV testing support in Tanzania puts emphasis on impact

The following is a guest post from Mkama Mwirjarubi, a program officer at IntraHealth International in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. by Mkama Mwijarubi As the fight […]

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Concurrent treatment for HIV/TB co-infection breaks up “deadly alliance”

In a continuation of World TB Day coverage, the following guest post from study authors Martha Priedeman Skiles and Stephanie Mullen tells how current data from […]

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USAID report and launch show varying degrees of progress on global health research goals

Overtaken by microbicide trial results, USAID update on global health research raises questions of HIV prevention pipeline In one corner of room 121 at the Canon […]

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Mapping health facilities supports accountability, saves lives

Do countries have accurate information on where health facilities are located? The following is a guest post from Anita Datar of Health Policy Project, telling how […]