For anyone following the situation in Uganda, where the Parliament is considering an anti-gay bill that would criminalize homosexuality, this story in the Advocate is a must-read detailing the growing international pressure on Uganda to reverse course, including yesterday’s statement from the White House. The story and other posts, including this one, suggests the international opposition might be yielding some tentative results.
Survey across seven African countries finds young women and teenage girls less than halfway to 2020 goals for HIV control
Fewer than half of the adolescent girls and young women living with HIV who were tested for the virus as part of door-to-door surveys across communities […]
People living with HIV achieve rates of survival from drug-resistant tuberculosis similar to those of people without the virus, when they receive immediate access to antiretroviral […]
In time for meetings of international leaders, 2016 boost in TB investments sets new — but low — bar, as well as impetus to gain on […]
As international efforts to counter worldwide health challenges that include antimicrobial resistance and infectious disease surveillance began to gather force at the end of 2016, a […]