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What we’re reading: World AIDS Day messages with urgency every day, and more

Progress toward ending the HIV epidemic is challenged by threats to ACA – In a timely call for accountability, Chair of the HIV Medicine Association Dr. Melanie Thompson describes here how political battles to undermine the Affordable Care Act also undermine resources needed to win the war against HIV at home. Dr. Thompson, who also […]

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Analysis: Trump PEPFAR strategy, budget proposals add up to surrender in HIV battle

White House proposals to slash more than a billion dollars from U.S. supported HIV responses and limit efforts to control the epidemic to a handful of countries represents an unprecedented retreat from American leadership of the global fight against the disease and would reverse gains that were achieved, at a cost of more than $80 […]

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Medical circumcision efforts gained ground against new HIV infections, but not enough

Focused efforts to protect men and boys from HIV led to more than 14.5 million medical circumcision procedures globally between 2008 and 2016, enough to avert an estimated half million infections by 2030, according to a report released today. That progress, however, falls at least 30 percent short of the nearly 21 million procedures originally […]

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HIV

Analysis: Trump PEPFAR strategy, budget proposals add up to surrender in HIV battle

White House proposals to slash more than a billion dollars from U.S. supported HIV responses and limit efforts to control the epidemic to a handful of […]

Tuberculosis

Study reveals biological processes leading to active tuberculosis disease

Researchers at the University of Cape Town in South Africa have identified a sequence of biological processes that occur as tuberculosis infection progresses to active pulmonary […]

Research & Development

TB R&D spending climbs — but not enough

In time for meetings of international leaders, 2016 boost in TB investments sets new — but low — bar, as well as impetus to gain on […]

Policy

Report shows 1 in 10 medicines in low-and middle income countries are substandard, falsified

Antibiotics and antimalarial drugs are most frequently reported as substandard and falsified to the World Health Organization’s Global Surveillance and Monitoring system for such medical products, […]