A new issue brief from The Foundation for AIDS Research and the Treatment Action Group makes a compelling case for increased US investment in NIH research.
The issue brief, “A Sound Investment: The Multiplier Effect of AIDS Reserach,” details the broad benefits of AIDS research–not just in advancing HIV treatment but also providing new tools for fighting other health threats, from cancer to heart problems. The report also details scientific opportunities on the horizon in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, such as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and male circumcision. Additional research investments are need to ensure that these new tools come online as quickly as possible–and are made available to prevention infections and save lives.
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