The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will begin human testing of a vaccine candidate to prevent Ebola virus disease at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD, next week, seeking information on the safety and effectiveness in prompting an immune system response of the investigational product. The product was […]More »
Ebola outbreak: “Unprecedented” and familiar, global health emergency calls for solidarity, innovation, communication
Unprecedented number of medical staff infected with Ebola – As of Monday, 240 health workers in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone had become sick with Ebola and 120 had died. That is just one of the ways that the current Ebola outbreak in west Africa is unprecedented, the latest “situation assessment” from the World […]More »
Transgender sex workers, male sex workers, a call for a Global Fund review of “key population” programming, and an American organization exports hate . . . We’re reading about needs, rights and wrongs
The Needs and Rights of Trans Sex Workers – With high prevalence of HIV, targeted for violence, often living undocumented and having fled their countries of origin to escape even greater threats, transgender sex workers face tremendous health risks and vulnerabilities, but find health care inaccessible or harmful, this briefing paper from the Global Network […]More »
Earlier this month we posted an interview with Ambassador Deborah Birx on a new partnership aiming to expand pediatric antiretroviral treatment access in Africa. The following is a guest post from Ron MacInnis, Sarah Alkenbrack and Sara Bowsky with the Health Policy Project about work to strengthen that effort with reliable data. By Ron MacInnis, […]More »
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Earlier this month we posted an interview with Ambassador Deborah Birx on a new partnership aiming to expand pediatric antiretroviral treatment access in Africa. The following […]
Xpert use reduced wait for treatment, study shows, but health system, patient challenges remain barriers to full benefits
The demand for, and the promise of, quick accurate tools to diagnose tuberculosis, and to discover resistance to basic TB treatments, are based on a simple […]
The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will begin human testing of a vaccine candidate to prevent Ebola virus disease at the National Institutes […]
PEPFAR’s South Africa “transition”: Nearly 20 percent of patients went unaccounted for when care was transferred, study finds
Survey finding gaps in care, records during transfer of patients from PEPFAR-supported program to community-based clinics comes as new report cites need for data The patients […]