Daily Archives: March 11, 2011

New U.S. program puts African scientists in charge

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Michael P. Johnson, MD, is deputy director of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is an expert on HIV/AIDS issues and has worked on both global and domestic projects, including positions as the U.S. Health and Human Services’ liaison to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); the […]

Rapid implementation of the Gene Xpert, ‘the cuts that kill,’ and more…

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The following is a compilation of recent articles and news pieces making headlines in HIV/TB and global health. HIV transmission via breast milk lower with daily nevirapine:  A recent Medscape article reviews findings from the HPTN 046 trial, which looked at more than 1500 babies breastfed by their HIV-infected mothers while receiving daily nevirapine. The […]