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Injectable ARVs and PReP, viral load testing developments, questions on Global Funds in Nigeria and Uganda, we’re reading updates and more . . .

AVAC’s latest PxWire – News at March’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections that monthly injections of antiretroviral drugs offered monkeys protection against vaginal and rectal HIV exposure paved the way for investigating if the approach would work for people too, and raised expectations that long-acting PReP, or pre-exposure prevention of HIV is possible, AVAC […]

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PLOS summary resullts tb

TB Reach project results show need for new approaches to lift case detection rates

For a decade and a half after the World Health Organization launched the expansion of directly observed treatment for tuberculosis, strides against the disease, highlighted by a nearly six-fold increase in cases documented, looked promising, an article released Thursday on PLOS ONE notes. But over the last half decade, with efforts largely reliant on “passive […]

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IHME2013

While HIV aid drops, overall global health spending shows “enduring support”

While development assistance to middle and low-income countries for global health reached an all-time high last year, assistance for “the main infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, contracted on the whole,” according to the Financing Global Health 2013: Transition in an Age of Austerity report published by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation. Total […]

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HIV

Pediatric AIDS prevention trial that helped pave way for vision of AIDS-free generation is part of pioneering researcher’s story

This article originally appeared on the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation blog Experts in Focus: Dr. Laura Guay By Chelsea Bailey | April 15, 2014 “When […]

Tuberculosis

TB Reach project results show need for new approaches to lift case detection rates

For a decade and a half after the World Health Organization launched the expansion of directly observed treatment for tuberculosis, strides against the disease, highlighted by […]

Research & Development

TB vaccine quest gets second round of funding from public-private partnership

Along with three new grants targeting neglected diseases carried by “kissing bugs” “snail carrying worms” and “gender-bending bacteria,” a second round of grants from the private-public […]

Policy

While HIV aid drops, overall global health spending shows “enduring support”

While development assistance to middle and low-income countries for global health reached an all-time high last year, assistance for “the main infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and […]