Daily Archives: February 19, 2014

Fears for gay rights advocate, physician facing deportation to Uganda heighten concerns over that nation’s human rights environment

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“Yes, there are many times I’ve been afraid. There are times when we are told that we are going to be arrested. Those are times you can really be afraid. You cannot be out and open as a gay Ugandan.” Physician, gay rights advocate Paul Semugoma, 2012, International AIDS Conference, interview On the eve of […]

Integrated TB and HIV treatment adds up to increased survival, improved efficiencies, and new funding focus

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Around much of the world where rates of HIV-tuberculosis co-infection are highest, one of the challenges killing patients has been the wait to discover if their TB would respond to the most common treatments. A four-year South Africa study of co-infected patients showed starting treatment for HIV during the course of anti-tuberculosis treatment, rather than […]