Daily Archives: July 11, 2012

PEPFAR recommends integrating international TB screening guidelines into prevention of mother to child HIV transmission work

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Pointing to mounting evidence of the impact of tuberculosis on the health of pregnant women and their children, the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief is recommending improvements to efforts to detect the disease in settings offering health services to pregnant women, women with HIV, newborns, and children. “Recent studies have shown that HIV-infected pregnant […]

Goosby: “I believe we’ve just scratched the surface”

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The launch of Health Affairs’ July issue,  with the title “Assessing The President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief” was a chance to look back — through mistakes, challenges, victories, and unprecedented advances — at this country’s most ambitious humanitarian mission, and also to look ahead. On Tuesday, as the first speaker in a Health Affairs-sponsored […]