When the World Health Organization released an announcement in Vancouver this month that its updated and highly anticipated HIV treatment guidelines were “moving towards” advising treatment for all people living with HIV, the international agency noted that the recommendations follow scientific evidence from three major clinical research trials showing that immediate access to antiretroviral treatment […]More »
Physician, researcher, leader in fight against HIV in India and worldwide for three decades is mourned globally Dr. Suniti Solomon was a professor of microbiology in Chennai, India in 1986 when reports of the spread of HIV in the United States spurred her to determine if the virus was being transmitted in her country, she […]More »
WHO commemorates World Hepatitis Day in Egypt, where HCV infection rates are high, as are prices to critical medicines
It is a disease estimated to afflict more than 150 million people worldwide, infecting from three to four million more each year, and killing about 700,000. In Egypt, the World Health Organization estimates that 10 percent of people between 15 and 59 years old live with the disease. That’s hepatitis C alone. The combined impact […]More »
IAS 2015: HIV surges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia while drug users are denied lifesaving services and donors retreat
VANCOUVER, Canada – As a conference where discussions of southern and eastern countries told of tipping points, with numbers of people on HIV treatment greater than numbers of new HIV infections, drew toward its close Wednesday, Dr. Michel Kazatchkine painted a contrasting picture of the epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. In this region […]More »
Analysis shows death rate divide for those with and without earlier access to HIV treatment
Global health advocates circle U.S. Capitol, but Senators advance toward TPP trade deal
African scientists on anti-homosexuality laws: Criminalization harms public health
START findings highlight treatment divide
Study asks: What if a "concentrated" HIV epidemic is bigger than 1 percent?
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When the World Health Organization released an announcement in Vancouver this month that its updated and highly anticipated HIV treatment guidelines were “moving towards” advising treatment […]
The United States plans to place 360,000 multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients globally on treatment over the next five years, as part of a national tuberculosis action plan […]
Children, people with HIV, pregnant women and others underserved by TB drug development present ethical imperative, opportunities for global disease approaches, authors say
Populations with needs that can and do affect the impacts of tuberculosis treatments are among the most vulnerable to the disease, make up significant proportions of […]
The Senate State and Foreign Operations subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee followed the House’s example this week and proposed flat funding for most global health programs […]