Daily Archives: February 27, 2014

As Ugandan nurse is tried in court and media, HIV treatment becomes prosecution evidence

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Charged with a statute that HIV community and human rights advocates say hasn’t been put to use in half a century, Ugandan nurse Rosemary Namubiru will have to wait for a court to decide what happened when she tried to insert an intravenous needle into the arm of a two year old patient about two […]

Hepatitis C and HIV co-infection highlight need for equitable treatment access, amfAR brief says

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The new issue brief from amfAR highlights a peculiar global health conundrum —  people living with HIV, a disease for which no cure yet exists, survive with treatment only to die of a disease that can be cured. One example has long been tuberculosis. This brief puts the spotlight on Hepatitis C and HIV: Addressing […]