Daily Archives: March 6, 2014

CROI 2014: HIV in mothers, infants continues to challenge health, survival

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BOSTON, MASS – On the day that brought an update on the Mississippi baby, who remains free of HIV infection two years after antiretroviral treatment was discontinued, and another baby who tests HIV-negative while continuing early aggressive treatment, CROI presentations also highlighted the challenges HIV presents to birth and survival for mothers and their infants. […]

CROI 2014: Plenary speaker looks at 10 years of Global Fund and PEPFAR and on, urging HIV response be monitored by value of services delivered

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BOSTON, MASS – What is the value of the numbers of people tested for HIV, if the people who actually have the virus are not being tested? What is the value of the identification of the people who do have the virus, if they do not receive treatment? And what is value of the numbers […]

Building a health workforce to achieve an AIDS-Free Generation

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The following is a guest post by Mandy Folse, with the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. At 2 p.m. Eastern today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee takes up the nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx to be the next leader of one of the great successes in United States foreign assistance – the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS […]