Daily Archives: June 29, 2016

Senate agrees on global health funding, small boost for TB

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Shaheen amendment reverses bill’s defunding of UNFPA, reinstatement of Global Gag Rule, family planning cuts While the Senate Appropriations Committee voted today to flat-fund most global health programs, including HIV responses, the Committee voted to modestly increase TB funding with  $241 million for USAID’s global tuberculosis program —  a $5 million increase over current funding. The increase […]

A worldwide obstacle course through the first HIV 90, the UN and “a high-level failure,” WHO and a treatment double standard, and vaccine’s limited reach . . . We’re reading about the weakest links in prevention and care

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Today is National HIV Testing Day; every day can be — This opinion piece by Dr. Carlos del Rio, a physician who is chairman of the HIV Medicine Association and of the Rollins School of Public Health’s Department of Global Health, comprehensively rounds up current obstacles to the first step to personal and public health that HIV […]