Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sachs on global health crossroads, Tutu on the Endgame, an aging epidemic, from helplessness to hope . . . We’re reading about sticking with it

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Global Fight Against Killer Diseases at Crossroads – Afterhearing Jeffrey Sachs speak with authority and outrage about priorities that could leave a full replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in doubt, it was good to see this piece by him, published 30 days ahead of the Dec. 3 gathering in […]

Can a vaginal ring be part of HIV prevention arsenal by 2016?

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With up to $40 million in two five-year USAID grants, HIV prevention for women gathers speed . . . A little more than 10 years ago, a New York Times reporter interviewing International Partnership for Microbicides chief executive Zeda Rosenberg pointed to estimates putting the earliest possible marketing of topical product women could use and […]

Ambassador Goosby looks at systems in place, a lesson learned, an approach continued, as he looks ahead

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At the Senate confirmation hearing for the next Global AIDS Coordinator four years ago, there was little talk of funding, when the nominee, Dr. Eric Goosby vowed to continue the program’s mission and “dare to think big.” But as it happened, the global economic crisis that had begun to spiral downward the year before, continued […]