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CDC’s Use Of Data, Innovative Testing, Treatment Strategies Aims To Help Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Innovation to Drive Impact: Reaching the Hardest to Reach Shannon Hader, director of CDC’s Division of Global HIV & TB, discusses CDC’s efforts to respond to AIDS globally, highlighting CDC’s use of data, innovative HIV testing strategies, and streamlined care models, as well as its initiative…

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UNAIDS Report Offers Recommendations To Help Overcome Access Barriers To HIV-Related Treatments, Diagnostics

Intellectual Property Watch: UNAIDS Board Considers Recommendations On Access To Medicines Catherine Saez, senior writer at Intellectual Property Watch, discusses findings from a UNAIDS “‘Synthesis report of existing research and literature on intellectual property related [to] and other factors impacting the availability, affordability, and accessibility of treatment and diagnostics for…

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Progress On HIV Viral Load Testing In 7 Sub-Saharan African Nations; Challenges Persist, Require International Support

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: HIV viral load testing capacities progress, require global support, multiple partners to reach 90-90-90 goals Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a report recently published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report that examined the implementation of and…

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Broad Application Of Community-Based Approaches Will Help Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

Huffington Post: In It Together — Towards An AIDS-Free Generation Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer at Partners In Health and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School “…To achieve [the] ambitious goal [of an AIDS-free generation] there is much hard work to do. We need to build on a…

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Number Of HIV Infections Among Adolescents Set To Rise By 2030 Without Prevention Progress, UNICEF Report Says

Newsweek: World AIDS Day: HIV Infections in Adolescents Could Double By 2030, Says UNICEF “The number of new HIV infections among adolescents around the world is set to rise sharply unless more is done to fight the epidemic, according to a new report from UNICEF…” (Westcott, 11/30). U.N. News Centre:…

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HIV Epidemic Coming Under Control In 3 Sub-Saharan African Nations, PEPFAR Data Show

The Economist: A report shows HIV in retreat in many African countries “…Some researchers predict that several African countries will soon achieve ‘epidemic control,’ meaning that fewer people are newly infected each year than die of the disease. New data from the American President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR),…

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Task Force For Global Health CEO Discusses Group’s Mission, Goals In Huffington Post Interview

Huffington Post: Dr. David Ross, President and CEO, The Task Force for Global Health Interview “Dave Ross, ScD, is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Task Force for Global Health. In this role, Dr. Ross provides strategic direction to the Task Force and oversees seven programs focused on…

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Kaiser Family Foundation Updates Fact Sheet, Timeline On Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Kaiser Family Foundation: The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic This updated fact sheet provides information on current HIV prevalence and incidence data, prevention and treatment strategies, and the U.S. and global responses to the epidemic (11/29). Kaiser Family Foundation: Global HIV/AIDS Timeline This updated timeline serves as reference tool for the many…

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NPR Examines Why Number Of New HIV Infections Worldwide Remains Around 2M Annually

NPR: Why Can’t We Bring Down The Number Of New HIV Cases? “…The number of people getting infected with HIV each year peaked in 1997 at about 3.5 million. Prevention efforts … have slashed that figure dramatically. But progress stalled around 2010. Since then the world has tallied about two…

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Europe Records High Number Of New HIV Cases In 2015; 1 In 7 In Region Unaware Of Status, Reports Show

Deutsche Welle: New HIV infections on the rise in Europe: WHO “Europe registered the highest number of new HIV cases in a single year in 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, basing the figure on data from the 53 countries included in the U.N. agency’s definition of…

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