Tag Archives: Institute Of Medicine

As PEPFAR turns 10, we’re reading about growth, lessons, goals, and perils ahead

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The 10th anniversary this week of the day Congress signed the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief into law has prompted celebration, reflection, caution, and a look at the road travelled, in What We’re Reading . . . Ten Years of Saving Millions of Lives: “Landmark scientific advances, coupled with lessons learned from a decade […]

Public discussion of IOM report highlights shortfall: Children not included in treatment success

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It was a dissonant note in an otherwise largely congratulatory event. The setting was a public discussion this week of the Institute of Medicine’s report on the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief, and as report committee chair Robert Black had pointed out that morning, PEPFAR has proven that health services can be delivered on […]

IOM report looks at global scope of fake and substandard drugs, while study zeroes in on TB impact

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The report released this morning by the Institute Of Medicine portrays a global and growing danger that is both deadly and resource draining, brings the highest risks in the poorest countries, and threatens affluent countries as well. Still, coordinated efforts to tackle the proliferation of fake and substandard medicines lag far behind other efforts to […]