Daily Archives: March 17, 2010

A Research To-Do List for Improving HIV Treatment and Prevention in Women and Children

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What is the best way to scale up and improve HIV treatment, care, and prevention for women and children? The International AIDS Society tries to answer that pressing question with today’s release of a “comprehensive research agenda” focused specifically on addressing HIV knowledge gaps related to women and children. The IAS document, called “Asking the […]

Mark Dybul on HIV & Health Systems

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Dr. Mark Dybul, the former U.S. Global Coordinator for AIDS and the first director of PEPFAR, took note of our recent post outlining concerns about the Obama Administration’s new focus on health system strengthening. He weighed in with this very interesting post, saying that flat-funding AIDS treatment in Africa will harm overall medical services. Dybul’s blog came […]

NIH, PEPFAR Look to Strengthen Medical Education In Africa

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has teamed up with several other US government agencies to launch a new initiative to strengthen medical education in sub-Saharan Africa. This new program, called the Medical Education Partnership Initiative, is a joint effort by PEPFAR, the CDC, the Department of Defense, and other agencies. It is an effort […]