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Community driven approaches, engaging affected populations, PEER awards . . . We’re reading about how to get science to people

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Getting outside the HIV prevention “comfort zone”: “I know that if you get anti-retroviral drugs into someone’s blood, they suppress the virus . . .” says Linda-Gail Bekker, chief operating officer of the South Africa-based Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, in this IRIN article, “But now we have to put this together so it works, which […]

Fogarty Grants Highlight U.S. Role in Combating HIV/AIDS

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The Fogarty International Center has awarded seven grants, totaling nearly $2.7 million, to train HIV/AIDS researchers in the developing world. The grants are part of the Fogarty International Center’s AIDS International Training and Research Program, which has trained nearly 2,000 foreign researchers. Most of those scientists remain in their home countries to work on HIV/AIDS; […]