Daily Archives: July 20, 2009

MSF Report: ARV Shortage in Africa Threatens Progress on Global AIDS

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Just before the 2009 International AIDS conference got underway, Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) released a report detailing HIV drug shortages in Africa that could threaten to unravel the fragile gains made in recent years putting patients on treatment across the developing world. The MSF report says that “disruptions in the supply of anti-retroviral […]

Goosby and Fauci Outline New US Approach to Global AIDS

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This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski, who is attending the 2009 IAS conference in Cape Town. There was no shortage of hot-button questions for Dr. Eric Goosby, the new US Global AIDS Coordinator, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at the International AIDS Conference today. […]

At HIV/TB Session, the Good, the Bad, and the Promising

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Note: From July 19-22, the Center for Global Health Policy’s staff will be live blogging from the International AIDS Society 2009 meeting in Cape Town. This post was written by Center director Christine Lubinski, who attended a two-day pre-meeting on HIV/TB co-infection. Despite the scope and gravity of HIV/TB confection, there are glimmers of hope from […]

At IAS Opening, a Call for Scientists to be Activists, as Global AIDS Battle Hits Difficult Terrain

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  Note: The Center for Global Health Policy will be live blogging from the International AIDS conference in Cape Town. At the bottom of this post is more information on the session and how to get the latest news.  At the opening of the 2009 IAS conference in Cape Town today, Stephen Lewis, co-director of AIDS Free […]