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Farming Intervention Improved Food Security, HIV Outcomes In Kenyan Region, Study Shows

Scientific American’s “Food Matters”: In Kenya, Improving Food Security and HIV Outcomes through Farming Anthropologist Layla Eplett discusses a study recently published in the journal AIDS that examined an “agricultural intervention that increased food security and also improved HIV outcomes” in the Nyanza region of Kenya (11/11).

Routine Meningitis A Immunizations Required In Africa To Prevent Future Epidemic, WHO Says

News outlets continue to report on a collection of articles and studies published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases noting progress in efforts by the Meningitis Vaccine Project to eliminate meningitis A in Africa. Agence France-Presse: WHO urges routine meningitis vaccine to avoid resurgence in Africa “Meningitis A has almost…

Ending AIDS Epidemic By 2030 Will Require Innovation, Technology, Partnerships

CNN: Alicia Keys: Don’t fail the children in Africa Alicia Keys, singer, HIV/AIDS activist, and co-founder of Keep a Child Alive “…At Keep a Child Alive, we not only strive to get more people tested and stay on treatment, we also look to address the issues that drive the HIV/AIDS…

Meningitis A Nearly Eliminated In 26 African Nations But Countries Must Make Vaccines Routine To Prevent Future Epidemic, Studies Show

News outlets report on a collection of articles and studies published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases noting progress in efforts by the Meningitis Vaccine Project to eliminate meningitis A in Africa. BBC News: Meningitis jab in Africa a ‘stunning success’ “A mass vaccination program against meningitis A in Africa…

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