Category Archives: ASTMH 2011

The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Why integrate HIV/AIDS and neglected infectious disease control and prevention?

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Neglected infectious disease (NID) experts discussed opportunities for and challenges to integrating HIV/AIDS and NID control and prevention interventions Tuesday at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Philadelphia. While both are important, NIDs affect one-third of the world’s population,” said Judd Walson, MD, MPH of the University […]

Certain HIV medications reduce risk of malaria in HIV-infected children

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A protease inhibitor (PI)-based antiretroviral regimen has been found to reduce the risk of malaria co-infection among young children in Uganda. Investigator Jane Achan, of Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda, announced the findings during a late-breaker session Monday at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s 60th Annual Meeting in […]