Tag Archives: Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu: PEPFAR should double HIV treatment, set Global Fund commitment

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Pointing to data released last month that demonstrated the cost-effectiveness of early antiretroviral treatment for people living with HIV, Archbishop Desmond Tutu challenges President Obama in a Politico op-ed column today to commit to doubling PEPFAR’s life-saving reach, and to promise up to $5 billion in Global Fund donations over the next three years. Tutu […]

Research, TB and the Robin Hood tax, harm reduction results, and more research . . .

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Px Wire: AVAC’s Quarterly Update on HIV Prevention Research includes great graphics, spells out clear definitions (i.e. “the purpose of sieve analysis,” is similar to what it sounds like), interesting updates — the latest yield from the Thai 144 AIDS vaccine trial, and vaginal microbicide ring research — including findings showing protection among 83 percent […]

Lessons learned, lessons yet to be learned, Lancet’s MSM series, tuberculosis as kindling — HIV as the match, and more . . .

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JAIDS all-PEPFAR supplement is free online and gives a past, present, future look at the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief as a historic effort that can still look forward to its greatest accomplishments. While the emphasis is on the program’s successes and a pre-AIDS 2012 panel discussion was light on the “lessons learned” from […]