In this edition of What We’re Reading, Science Speaks highlights the following articles and news pieces: Community-based Voluntary Counseling and Testing Ups HIV Testing Rates; Effectiveness of Four-Drug TB Treatment Confirmed; TB Discovery Paves the Way for Drugs that Prevent Lung Destruction, Antiretroviral Therapy and the Control of HIV Associated TB – Will ART Do It?; and Updates from the PEPFAR Annual Meeting in South Africa.
To control the global health threat of HIV by 2030, according to UNAIDS, these goals must be reached by 2020: To diagnose 90 percent of all […]
In sub-Saharan Africa where the odds of dying within a year of starting treatment for HIV can still hover close to one-in-10, diagnosing and treating TB […]
A randomized, multi-country clinical trial testing a regimen for treating drug-resistant tuberculosis in less than a year against the up to two-year regimen recommended by the […]
With more than 112,000 cases of measles reported by 170 countries so far this year, the world is seeing rising rates of a vaccine-preventable illness over […]