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AIDS 2014: TB HIV goals closer to rhetoric than reality, report released here shows

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference.   MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – While tuberculosis remains the leading killer of people with HIV, measures targeting the two diseases together remain neglected by HIV programs, leaving the bulk of […]

"Don't Take Us Back"

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Just as HIV experts are beginning to see new hope in beating the AIDS epidemic, a funding crisis threatens to throw us back a decade or more in the effort to combat this deadly virus. Dr. Peter Mugyenyi and other HIV experts delivered this forceful message to U.S. lawmakers today at a hearing before the […]

Vertical vs. Horitonal and the Future of PEPFAR

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With PEPFAR seemingly at risk of being shortchanged by the Obama administration, there was a special urgency to Wednesday’s Capitol Hill briefing about the future of global health programs. The debate was framed, in health advocate speak, as vertical vs. horizontal. In other words, are vertical programs like PEPFAR, focused specifically on HIV/AIDS, draining money and […]