Daily Archives: February 28, 2014

Uganda anti-homosexuality bill and responses are among sources from 76 Crimes blog

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The 76 Crimes blog, which is included on Science Speaks’ blog roll, tracks human rights abuses and responses in 76 countries criminalizing homosexuality and has been a valuable resource for this blog. It is now more helpful than ever for those wanting to stay on top of recent developments in Uganda and Nigeria. The blog […]

Zambian activist acquittal brings hope to health and human rights landscape

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When police seized Paul Kasonkomona outside a Zambia television station last April, he had been arrested before and was ready to be arrested again. Kasonkomona, who had fought to make second line treatments for HIV accessible to all who needed them in his country, and who had stood up for the rights of the poorest […]

CROI 2014: Science Speaks will cover breaking developments in prevention, treatment and care from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston March 3 – 6

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When clinicians and researchers from around the world gather in Boston to share findings, methods and questions from their ongoing work to fight HIV, AIDS and related illnesses next week, Science Speaks will be there, and post highlights here. Highlights will include news on clinical trials, the impact of advanced diagnostic tools on tuberculosis death […]