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Children In DRC Dying Of Malaria Because Parents Cannot Afford Treatment, MSF Warns

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Malaria “out of control” in Congo with sick children dying at home — charity “Malaria in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is ‘out of control’ with many parents letting their sick children die at home because they cannot afford treatment, a medical charity said as it…

Addressing Inequality Critical To Ending AIDS

The Guardian: It isn’t lack of drugs preventing us eradicating AIDS, but inequality Lilianne Ploumen, Dutch minister for foreign trade and development cooperation “…It’s time that we as governments, together with our civil society partners, tackle the discrimination that prevents those infected with HIV from seeking and finding assistance and…

Cancer Drugs Cost Less In Poorer Nations But Not More Affordable, Study Shows

Associated Press: Study: Cancer drugs less affordable in poor nations than U.S. “Cancer drugs predictably cost much more in the U.S. than in poor countries and even other wealthy nations, but a study shows they are less affordable in some developing countries despite the lower price. Relative to their ability…

Human Rights Violations Impede Progress To End AIDS, U.N. Says

U.N. News Centre: AIDS epidemic still driven by human rights violations, U.N. experts warn “Ahead of next week’s high-level meeting on ending AIDS by 2030, United Nations independent experts are warning that the epidemic is still being driven by human rights violations, urging all Governments to remove punitive laws, policies,…

Botswana To Purchase ViiV Healthcare HIV Medicine In Largest-Ever African Transaction

Financial Times: GSK’s HIV unit secures biggest ever tender in sub-Saharan Africa “GlaxoSmithKline’s HIV drugs business, ViiV Healthcare, has secured its biggest ever tender in sub-Saharan Africa that will see its dolutegravir treatment made available to people living with the virus through a national health program for the first time…”…

No Immediate Plans To Begin Food Aid Airdrops In Syria, U.N. Says

New York Times: U.N. Plans No Imminent Airdrops of Aid in Syria, Despite Expired Deadline “The United Nations on Thursday dimmed any prospect of immediate airdrops of aid to Syrian civilians trapped by the war, despite an expired deadline imposed on Syria’s government to allow unfettered humanitarian access by land.…

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