Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Ward Cates: Physician, scientist, champion of women’s health, global health, and social good

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A leader who translated research into practice, challenges into change, leaves a legacy Ward was a remarkable leader in global public health. His vision remained true throughout his career. He recognized that poor women were not being able to access new advances in reproductive health technology and developed critical trials to show how they could […]

PEPFAR Report to Congress reviews advances, accomplishments, opportunities, cites challenge of growing populations among most at risk

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While incidence rates drop, actual numbers of new infections could rise steeply In 2015, the more than 68 million people tested for HIV with support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief included 14.7 million pregnant women, the program’s latest report to Congress, released Monday, notes. Among the results of that testing were […]

Zero Discrimination Day: Breaking down HIV stigma with individual, structural, and health facility policy interventions

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The following is a guest post by Molly Fitzgerald, of Health Policy Project March 1st marks Zero Discrimination Day, a day set aside to celebrate diversity, reject discrimination, and to promote compassion, tolerance, and peace. In a diverse and increasingly globally-connected world, intolerance for diversity and persistent HIV stigma seem astonishing. Arguably, one of the […]