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As more hinges on measuring HIV immune damage, test aims to fill void

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In developing countries, the explicit link between a numerical measurement of damage to an HIV patient’s immune system and access to medicine to reverse that damage has long been a conundrum: When the test itself is out of reach, appropriate treatment remains out of reach as well. Reliant on expensive machines in centrally located laboratories, […]

HIV/AIDS Physician-Scientists, Advocates Call for Bold HIV Treatment Goals for PEPFAR

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Physician-scientists working on the frontlines of the HIV/AIDS epidemic today urged the White House to set bold new HIV treatment targets for PEPFAR, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. The Center for Global Health Policy joined with a coalition of other organizations—including HealthGAP, amfAR (the Foundation for AIDS Research), the Treatment Action Group, […]