Tag Archives: HIV treatment

A tour of cure news, a request for proposals, the facts about HIV treatment, and more

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‘Cured of AIDS’? Not yet: This New York Times article by Donald McNeil captures the excitement spurring HIV cure research and the significance of recent developments, and spells out the ways that knowledge about how virus works continues to grow. It is more accessible than the research presentations that announced these advances, more comprehensive than […]

Panel members: Policy stemming from PEPFAR evaluation needs to integrate “earthquake” that happened in its midst

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When a report evaluating the impact of the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief produces recommendations that give little weight to the most recent major scientific breakthrough in HIV research, what will its impact on policy be? That ended up being one of the central questions in a panel discussion April 30, at the Center […]

The human toll, setbacks to science, and “the only thing worse than sequestration . . .”

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As looming spending cuts preoccupy the press, here’s a glimpse of impacts and how members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are taking it, in an all-sequestration edition of What We’re Reading . . . US faces fresh financial shock: The recent pause at the edge of the fiscal cliff may have seemed to signal […]

HIV Treatment Access in Uganda: A Report from the Ground

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Asia Russell, director of international policy for Health GAP, is currently in Uganda gathering first-hand accounts of the unfolding crisis in access to HIV treatment caused by stagnant funding for global AIDS programs, program realignment, the worldwide recession, and other problems. What follows is a sampling of what she has found so far, from a […]