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Ebola diagnosed in U.S., controlled in Nigeria, and foretold over months and decades past . . . We’re reading updates and warnings on West Africa Ebola crisis

Health experts’ predictions that a person sick with Ebola soon would travel to the United States and be diagnosed here came true last week, as news from the the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. The story of the man who traveled from Liberia to Dallas, Texas, where he was diagnosed with […]

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While Rosemary Namubiru awaits appeal hearing, Uganda’s HIV response, healthworkers living in Uganda with HIV face questionable future

Rosemary Namubiru, a 65-year-old nurse living with HIV in Uganda, had a date in court  last week for her appeal of a negligence conviction stemming from a workplace accident that happened when she was administering an injection to a sick child, according to the New Vision newspaper. Namubiru has been incarcerated since January, when she […]

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UNAIDS plan to “Fast Track” end of AIDS means prioritizing men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers, transgender people, women and girls

To reach 90/90/90 by 2020, those left invisible and unnamed will have to be recognized and supported, supporters of strategy say Fast Track, the strategy geared to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030, which was outlined by UNAIDS at a side event to the United Nations General Assembly last week, notes that international efforts have […]

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Nothing about us without us: The evolving role of PEPFAR in community engagement

The following is a guest post by Ron MacInnis, Deputy Director for HIV, Health Policy Project, Futures Group. This month, while working with PEPFAR programs in West Africa to raise awareness on issues such as gender and sexual diversity and their significance in HIV epidemic dynamics, I was reminded by civil society organization leaders of […]

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UNAIDS plan to “Fast Track” end of AIDS means prioritizing men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers, transgender people, women and girls

To reach 90/90/90 by 2020, those left invisible and unnamed will have to be recognized and supported, supporters of strategy say Fast Track, the strategy geared […]

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TB trials highlight needs, opportunities

Two recently announced tuberculosis study results  could change approaches to treatment delivery and development, but only if funding allows the realization of the opportunities they highlight. […]

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Ebola vaccine candidate safety study to launch next week at NIH

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 […]

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While Rosemary Namubiru awaits appeal hearing, Uganda’s HIV response, healthworkers living in Uganda with HIV face questionable future

Rosemary Namubiru, a 65-year-old nurse living with HIV in Uganda, had a date in court  last week for her appeal of a negligence conviction stemming from […]