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CUGH 2019: Researchers say training, resources for the “private sector,” including traditional healers, will be critical to TB control

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CHICAGO – To find the missing tuberculosis cases that go unreported each year, national TB programs will have to reach out to the places where the most people seek care, researchers said here. And that’s not in public hospitals or clinics where capacities to respond to TB already exist, but in the private sector in […]

A little human rights analysis, a little funding news, a little traditional medicine . . . We’re reading a little of everything on global HIV frontlines

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Access to HIV prevention in Rwandan prisons: Rwanda’s post-genocide government recognized the importance of meeting the needs of the nation’s poorest and most vulnerable populations and built the right to health into its 2003 Constitution. This is all looking like good news, especially as the article goes on to describe how prisoners with HIV in […]

Facing transition to “country ownership” civil society representatives highlight populations’ diverse needs, common goals

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DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA — What do  sex workers, traditional healers, and gay rights advocates have in common? In a place frequently referred to as “the epicenter of the epicenter” of the global AIDS epidemic, they share concerns, with the general population that they are part of, that gaps in access to health care, and  HIV […]