Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Turning 10, PEPFAR celebrates a million lifetimes of birthdays to come

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As a registered nurse in Tanzania, Tatu Msangi often gets to see the overwhelming relief that crosses the face of a woman living with HIV when she learns her newborn child is free of the virus. As a mother, Msangi remembers the feeling. Nearly nine years ago Msangi learned she had the virus that leads […]

United, led by AIDS patients and advocates, world’s most impoverished countries get extension on affordable access to critical goods

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Countries with the greatest odds against them won time today, successfully negotiating for another eight years during which they can get medicines, educational supplies, and techonologies essential to their development at prices they can afford. The extension of the agreement giving the world’s least developed countries exemption from implementing the  full standards of patent protection […]