Category Archives: Research and Development

As strategies to prevent HIV and unintended pregnancies evolve, concepts of “multi-purpose technologies” raise a familiar question . . .

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What do women want? While two trials test vaginal rings to fight HIV, market research highlights respondents’ interests in different options It’s a question that gained gravity last year when an ambitious trial to identify ways women could use to protect themselves from HIV infection yielded disappointing but unsurprising findings. Nothing, results of blood tests […]

Dr. Fauci: “Why we really do need an HIV vaccine in spite of the spectacular successes in prevention”

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One of the reasons: “Recidivism” In 1957, public health efforts on the Zanzibar archipelago off the coast of Tanzania confronted the malaria threat there with an all out attack on the parasite that spreads the disease. The result was rewarding, with the disease all but eliminated there. In more recent years, the same effort was […]