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Community Care Models Effective, Necessary For HIV Treatment, MSF/UNAIDS Report Says

Médecins Sans Frontières: HIV: MSF-UNAIDS report endorses community models of care “Strengthening and expanding community-based approaches to delivering HIV treatment is vital to the long-term success of the AIDS response, according to a new report by Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) and UNAIDS. The report highlights MSF’s innovative approaches to the…

Individuals Can Help Improve Global Health Along With Governments

Quartz: Bill Gates: You can help the world save 34 million lives Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “If I told you that we could save the lives of, say, 10 million people, mainly by doing things we already know how to do, that would get…

Meeting With UNAIDS, Global Fund Heads, Chinese Premier Vows More Cooperation With International Community On Infectious Disease Efforts

Xinhua News: Chinese premier vows more int’l public health cooperation “Premier Li Keqiang on Monday vowed that China will cooperate more with the international community in infectious disease prevention and control, as he met with the leaders of two major public health organizations. Li met with Michel Sidibe, executive director…

HIV Counselors In Zambia Face Challenges, Note Successes

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: For HIV counselors in Zambia, work hits close to home In a guest post, Karen Blyth, director of East Africa programs for IntraHealth International, writes about the challenges and successes of two male HIV counselors in Zambia (Barton, 5/7).

BBC Examines Growing HIV/AIDS Epidemic In Russia

BBC News: Fighting HIV where no-one admits it’s a problem “For years Russia has remained remarkably silent on the challenge it faces from HIV and AIDS. Now that silence has been broken by an epidemiologist who has been working in the field for more than two decades — and he…

The Guardian Profiles Africa Centre For Health And Population Studies

The Guardian: Africa’s health center at the frontline of HIV research “The Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies sits in the HIV capital of the world. The sleek modern building, rising out of an otherwise rustic setting near Mtubatuba in South Africa, attracts world-class researchers looking to wage war…

Blog Post Discusses Implications Of START Trial Findings On HIV Treatment

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: START findings highlight treatment divide Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” discusses “the announcement from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Wednesday that immediate treatment of HIV infection considerably lessens risks of serious illnesses … [and how] the findings…

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