Daily Archives: November 28, 2011

Global Fund says no new grants until 2014

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis will not be issuing any new grants until 2014, according to an article by the Associated Press. The multilateral organization issued a press release Wednesday to announce a new strategy “to contribute substantially to international goals by saving 10 million lives and preventing 140-180 million new […]

Vaginal gel arm of VOICE HIV prevention study halted

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Another arm of the Vaginal and Oral Interventions to Control the Epidemic (VOICE) trial has been discontinued, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health announced Friday. The Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) recommended the discontinuation of the daily one percent tenofovir vaginal gel arm of the study during […]