Daily Archives: February 18, 2010

Male Circumcision: Progress and Problems with Implementing this Prevention Tool

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This post is by Global Center Director Christine Lubinski, reporting this week from CROI in San Francisco. It’s been almost 3 years since the World Health Organization developed its recommendations and goals for male circumcision. As Kim Dickson, MD, an AIDS expert with the WHO, outlined in a presentation at CROI today, scale-up has not […]

Door-to-Door Home-based Testing Offers a Key to HIV Prevention

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This post is by Global Center Director Christine Lubinski, reporting this week from CROI in San Francisco. The evidence for scale-up of home-based testing is straightforward and compelling. In Africa, an estimated 17 million people with undiagnosed HIV infection are responsible for 90 percent of infections. Testing rates remain low in many sub-Saharan African countries, […]

At CROI, Goosby, Other HIV Experts Address PEPFAR’s Vital Role in Next Phase of AIDS Battle

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This post is by Global Center Director Christine Lubinski, reporting this week from CROI in San Francisco. The opening day of CROI included a session on the future of PEPFAR, featuring the US lead on global AIDS, Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD, as well as the health minister of Namibia and the UNAIDS deputy director.  Kevin […]