Emergency medicine is new here in Dar es Salaam, although the need for it is not. Trauma patients — predominately from motorcycle crashes in this congested city — make up the bulk of the emergency room cases, although illnesses stemming from HIV, other infectious diseases, and, at a growing rate psychiatric disorders, give a program […]More »
“We used to take care of our patients so they could die with dignity,” Professor Ferdinand Mugusi, MD of Muhimbili Hospital in Dar es Salaam told us last week. “Now our patients live. So thank you.” Americans visiting medical settings in Tanzania, particularly when they are with United States Congressional staffers, get used to being […]More »
Come to Zanzibar, the archipelago off the coast of Tanzania that is both tourist destination and home to about 1 million people, and you’ll hear about success. The place has nearly eradicated malaria — more than once — and controlled HIV to the point that fewer than 1 percent of the people on the island live […]More »
“In the beginning,” Suleiman Mauly told us on Saturday, “the government didn’t want to know we exist. They came to recognize us, though. They pay half the rent for every house now.” We were a group from the United States — Center for Global Health Policy staff and five congressional staffers — on a study […]More »
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Live Blog Archive
- 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston
- IDWeek 2013, San Francisco
- AIDS Vaccine Conference 2013, Barcelona
- 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
- IDWeek 2012
- 19th Annual International AIDS Conference held in Washington, DC.
- 2nd International Treatment as Prevention Workshop, Vancouver
- The 19th annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Seattle.
- The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
- The Infectious Diseases Society of America's 49th Annual Meeting.
- The 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France.
- The 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, Rome.
- Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston.
- 41st Union World Conference on Lung Health, Berlin, Germany.
- IDSA Annual Meeting, Vancouver
- The 18th International AIDS Conference, Vienna.
- Center for Global Health Policy and GHC Briefing on HIV/TB Coinfection, Washington, DC
- Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, San Francisco
- Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
- 2009 International AIDS Conference, Cape Town
- Pacific Health Summit, Seattle, Washington.
- HIV/AIDS Implementers Conference, Windhoek, Namibia.
Click above for a video on our Congressional study tour to Africa, and click here to read more.
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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 […]
At the end of last May, Dr. William Fischer was immersed in his work as a physician, researcher, and instructor at the University of North Carolina […]