Daily Archives: October 28, 2014

HIV R4P and a report from the U.S. CDC: Ebola and HIV redux

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Dr. Anthony Fauci of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases was scheduled this morning at the HIV Research for Prevention (or as it is called by tweet-savvy organizers, HIV R4P) meeting, to  pull the once disparate threads of what is now a joined endeavor of biomedical HIV prevention approaches together, in a talk […]

HIV R4P: VOICE brings good news on herpes and continues to tell stories about lives, language and needs of women in trial

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The big problem with the clinical trial to test Vaginal and Oral Interventions to Control the Epidemic with women in South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, was that too few women used the products enough to learn if they worked, or at all. But among those who did use the vaginal gel that was one of […]

HIV R4P: Recognizing Tutu

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And the Desmond Tutu Award goes to . . . Archbishop Desmond Tutu If this new conference’s logo, which now is subtitled: “Shaping the Science of Prevention”  had room for another line, it would be a reminder that goes way back, that some, in fact, have been saying since the very beginning. “HIV research progress will […]