Daily Archives: April 12, 2010

Link Between Maternal Mortality & HIV "Laid Bare"

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The Lancet today published a new analysis of maternal mortality data, in which the authors document greater progress in reducing maternal deaths than previous examinations. They also highlight the role of HIV in preventing even more significant gains in saving mother’s lives. The authors estimate there were 342,900 maternal deaths globally in 2008, down from […]

Boston Globe: USG Telling Some PEPFAR Clinics to Stop Enrolling New Patients

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This Boston Globe story documents, for the first time, how U.S. government officials have told some PEPFAR-funded clinics to stop enrolling new HIV patients on lifesaving treatment. “People are struggling to find resources to honor the commitments we have made,’’ Ambassador Eric Goosby, US global AIDS coordinator, told the Globe. “We’re not at a cap […]