‘Science Speaks’ Highlights Several Presentations At ASTMH 2016 Meeting

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: ASTMH 2016: HIV cure trials can meet challenges in Africa, researcher says
Christine Lubinski, executive director of the Center for Global Health Policy, reports on a presentation on HIV treatment and cure clinical trials in Africa, presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 65th Annual Meeting in Atlanta (11/16).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: ASTMH 2016: Online resource offers platform for clinicians and researchers working on drug-resistant tuberculosis
Lubinski discusses “[a]n interactive online portal [that] allows clinicians and researchers across five countries heavily affected by drug-resistant tuberculosis to exchange and analyze information [such as] X-rays, scans, genomic information, and clinical data … The portal … contains data from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, and Azerbaijan…” (11/16).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: ASTMH 2016: Fungal infections still kill too many people with HIV
Lubinski highlights an ASTMH 2016 presentation by Greg Greene of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who talked about the detection and control of fungal infections among people diagnosed with HIV (11/15).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: ASTMH 2016: Infectious disease elimination is a long road
Lubinski recaps a symposium at ASTMH 2016 “that cataloged challenges and triumphs in campaigns to eliminate Guinea worm, polio, malaria, and Chagas disease” (11/14).

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