Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Breaking: WHO issues new guidance for discordant couples

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The World Health Organization released its new “Guidance on couples HIV testing and counselling, including antiretroviral therapy (ART) for treatment and prevention in serodiscordant couples: Recommendations for a public health approach” on Wednesday. Discordant couples are those where one partner is HIV-infected and the other is not, where a couple is defined as two persons in an ongoing […]

Evidence grows: Global Fund financial slack and proposed cuts to PEPFAR are hurting progress against AIDS

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Report: Without continued support for PEPFAR, HIV’s long-term human and economic burdens will be substantially greater

The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) released a memorandum Friday that makes the case for continued funding for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program at least at fiscal year (FY) 2012 funding levels…