Daily Archives: April 23, 2009

Access to AIDS Drugs: As Problem Gets Worse, a Possible Solution

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As the global economic crisis takes an increasingly steep toll on access to HIV/AIDS drugs in the developing world, the new head of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibe, floated an innovative solution—calling for Africa to develop its own generic manufacturing capacity for antiretroviral drugs.   Sidibe said such a move would increase access to ARVs, while also developing […]

International TB and HIV Research Center Seeks Director

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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) are conducting a search for a director to lead their new TB and HIV research center in Durban, South Africa.   The director will oversee the development and implementation of the Center’s research plan, lead efforts to obtain research funding, and establish a […]