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WHO 2018 global TB report presented as agenda for UN meeting, commitments

In 2017, around the world as many as 4,000 people died of tuberculosis on any given day. That added up to an estimated — give or take several hundred thousand lives — 1.3 million people killed by a curable disease. An estimated 10 million people developed tuberculosis — a disease that also is preventable. The […]

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Guide gives direction to the last 90

The following is a guest post By Sharon Weir, Ph.D. of MEASURE Evaluation For almost 35 years, HIV/AIDS has been a household word across the globe. At first a death sentence, HIV has infected 78 million people, killing almost half of them as the world battled it into submission as a treatable, chronic—but still dangerous—condition. […]

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Dolutegravir results in low-resource setting highlight benefits

A standard of care treatment in high-income settings, the benefits of dolutegravir-based treatments for HIV have been clear, with a built-in barrier to the development of drug-resistance, and a less frequent or severe side effects that interfere with staying on a medicine. But the benefits in low-income countries have been harder to assess, with costs, […]

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What is data use anyway?

The following is a guest post by Michelle Li of MEASURE Evaluation At MEASURE Evaluation, funded by the United States Agency for International Development, we work with countries to strengthen health information systems to make changes that improve health for people. And the rationale is this: By implementing health information systems interventions, we improve systems […]

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Guide gives direction to the last 90

The following is a guest post By Sharon Weir, Ph.D. of MEASURE Evaluation For almost 35 years, HIV/AIDS has been a household word across the globe. […]

Tuberculosis

WHO 2018 global TB report presented as agenda for UN meeting, commitments

In 2017, around the world as many as 4,000 people died of tuberculosis on any given day. That added up to an estimated — give or […]

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Vaccinations begin in new Zika prevention trial

A trial to test the safety of, and immune response prompted by, the latest candidate for a vaccine to protect against Zika virus infection has begun […]

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What is data use anyway?

The following is a guest post by Michelle Li of MEASURE Evaluation At MEASURE Evaluation, funded by the United States Agency for International Development, we work […]