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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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Is Uganda ready for a World Bank health sector loan? Groups advise a close look

In June, some four months after Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed his country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act into law, two months after a U.S.-funded Military HIV Research Program clinic serving gay men in Kampala was shut down by police action, and in the midst of international sanctions and condemnation of the country’s approach to health and human […]

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CDC Ebola model shows impacts of speed, scale, as well as of neglect to be great

Lagging international response as it stood in August would lead to from half a million to more than a million Ebola cases across Sierra Leone and Liberia by January, according to report A spread sheet created by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to project the trajectory of the West Africa Ebola epidemic […]

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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 […]

Tuberculosis

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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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 […]