Daily Archives: April 27, 2009

And the new Global AIDS Coordinator is ….

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AIDS experts are anxiously awaiting word from the White House about the selection of a new Global AIDS Coordinator. Last we heard, Dr. Eric Goosby was supposed to be tapped for the position today. But there’s nothing official yet from the White House or the State Department. Meanwhile, swine flu is (justifiably) getting loads of […]

TB's Impact on Women

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Women face a severe burden when it comes to tuberculosis. In fact, the latest WHO report on TB states that women are likely to wait longer than men before they seek medical attention, in part because of the social stigma attached to TB.  TB is the biggest infectious disease killer of women of child-bearing age. I […]