Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

PEPFAR 2012 Country Operational Guidance includes special section on HIV/TB

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Part of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program’s recently released 2012 Country Operational Plan Guidance, the TB/HIV Technical Considerations highlight the important role of tuberculosis prevention and treatment in successfully combating the HIV pandemic. The updated “considerations” take into account the 2011 World Health Organization (WHO) “Guidelines for intensified tuberculosis case-finding […]

Gates Foundation seeks Grand Challenges grant applicants

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The 8th round of the Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is accepting grant proposals for innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions. The online applications will be accepted until Nov. 17, 2011. Specific to global health, the Foundation is seeking proposals that focus on: designing new approaches […]