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Reports On TB Testing, HIV Treatment Pricing Released At AIDS 2014

The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” is live-blogging this week from the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne, Australia.

Science Speaks: AIDS 2014: GeneXpert with clinic-based care reduced time to treatment for MDR TB patients in Khayelitsha, South Africa
“…On Monday, Helen Cox from the University of Cape Town reported on a study aimed at evaluating the impact of the rapid diagnostic, GeneXpert with providing care in primary care clinics rather than hospitals and the difference in timely treatment access…” (Lubinski, 7/21).

Science Speaks: AIDS 2014: Médecins Sans Frontières releases viral load and antiretroviral drug pricing reports
“Médecins Sans Frontières released a study of viral load monitoring in five countries along with the organization’s annual report on antiretroviral drug pricing…” (Lubinski, 7/21).

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