Daily Archives: May 24, 2010

Mark Harrington: US Cannot Pull Back on HIV Treatment Scale Up

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In this video, Mark Harrington, executive director of the Treatment Action Group, discusses the resources needed to “catch up” with the HIV epidemic and the urgency of expanding treatment to save lives. Harrington explains this pressing need in the context of a shift in US global health policy and the global economic recession. Harrington spoke […]

Scale up of HIV Testing is Vital

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In this video interview, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and an expert in epidemiology and outcomes research, discusses the need to scale up HIV testing and link those who test positive to appropriate care. She also talks about a new avenue to reach men who may be infected […]

Microbicides Conference Opens Amid High Expectations

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This post is by the Global Center’s David Bryden, who is attending the 2010 International Microbicides Conference this week in Pittsburgh. Stay tuned for more coverage of this important conference. An exciting conference on microbicides for HIV prevention has gotten underway in Pittsburgh, Penn. There is an air of anticipation at the meeting because some of the […]