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Rajiv Shah moves on, leaving mixed legacy, lingering questions

In November 2009, with a Congress contemplating a foreign aid overhaul, the news that a physician had just been named to take the long-vacant helm at the United States Agency for International Development came as a heartening sign to global health advocates. It was a sign, advocates hoped, that aggressive action against diseases that prey […]

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Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone, peer support and science in Zambia, and a groundbreaking activist group reflects on a year of challenges . . . We’re reading why affected community inclusion changes everything

CDC reports on Ebola survivors – As living proof that Ebola is not inevitably fatal, survivors of the current outbreak in West Africa have valuable stories to tell. With the possibility of some acquired immunity to the virus, they also may be better able than others to fill needed roles of caregivers and burial team […]

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Universal health coverage requires quality healthcare access for stigmatized populations

The following is a guest post by Ron MacInnis, Deputy Director for HIV, Health Policy Project, Futures Group, Arin Dutta, Senior Economist, Health Policy Project, Futures Group and Andrew Zapfel, Policy Analyst, Health Policy Project, Futures Group In order to celebrate progress and hold leaders accountable, the global community has recognized December 12th as Universal […]

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HIV dollars drop with waning philanthropic funds . . . and a goodbye to England’s Rose

Like a candle in the wind, support for HIV responses risks burning out long before the epidemic ever will . . . On one hand, the […]

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With $30 million worth of bedaquiline, drug maker donates 30,000 courses of TB treatment

Global TB response advocates express continued concern about drug’s price First, a word about the significance of bedaquiline. The first new antituberculosis drug to be developed […]

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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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Rajiv Shah moves on, leaving mixed legacy, lingering questions

In November 2009, with a Congress contemplating a foreign aid overhaul, the news that a physician had just been named to take the long-vacant helm at […]