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Report Examines Impact Of Low-Barrier HIV Care Model On Viral Suppression

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: When viral suppression didn’t last, lowering barriers to HIV treatment and care made a difference Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” discusses findings from a report published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases on the “impacts of the Seattle Max Clinic’s enhanced efforts to retain…

Gender Discrimination Prevents Women In India From Accessing Health Care, Study Says

The Telegraph: ‘Extensive discrimination’ means thousands of Indian women miss out on health care, experts warn “Women in India are missing out on health care because of ‘extensive gender discrimination,’ with the youngest and oldest most affected, researchers have found. According to a study of some 2.4 million patient appointment…

Saudi-Led Coalition’s 3-Year Closure Of Yemen Capital’s Airport Blocks Patients’ Access To Lifesaving Medical Care, Aid Groups Say

Associated Press: Groups: Yemen airport closure ‘death sentence’ for thousands “The Saudi-led coalition’s closure of the airport in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, has prevented thousands of sick civilians from traveling abroad for urgent medical treatment, two international aid groups said in a joint statement. According to the Norwegian Refugee Council and…

Commitment To UHC Vital To Preventing Childhood Pneumonia, Ensuring No Child Left Behind

The Telegraph: Fighting for breath: how we can win the battle against childhood pneumonia Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO, and Kevin Watkins, chief executive of Save the Children U.K. “…[T]he most potent antidote to the ongoing crisis in child pneumonia can be summarized in three words: universal…

Providing Quality Care That Addresses Local Contexts Critical To Maternal, Newborn Health

Global Health NOW: Saving Lives at Birth Starts with Quality Care, Everywhere Jacob Hughes, senior technical director and health systems practice lead for Management Sciences for Health “…As the Lancet Commission [for High Quality Health Systems] report points out, increasing access to health services alone is not enough to achieve…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Nicaragua declares alert over dengue fever (7/31). Nature: ‘Mosaic’ HIV vaccine to be tested in thousands of people across the world (Mega, 7/31). NBC News: Nigeria is on the brink of eliminating polio, thanks to women (Charles, 7/31). STAT: To mitigate the effects of climate change, one researcher…