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Blog Post Highlights Potential Benefits, Challenges Of HIV Self-Testing

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Is HIV self-testing an answer, or another obstacle? Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, reporting from the McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health, highlights a discussion on diagnostic technologies, during which participants highlighted potential…

Some Organizations Disappointed In Final Document Of U.N. High-Level Meeting On Ending AIDS

Inter Press Service: AIDS Meeting Was Bold but Disappointing, Organizations Say “Though the High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS ended with the adoption of bold and life-saving targets, many organizations have expressed their disappointment in its outcomes. … Many were particularly concerned with stripped and exclusionary language on so-called key populations…

Achieving AIDS-Free Generation Ambitious But Possible

Devex: Eliminating AIDS by 2030: End the epidemic in children, adolescents, and young women Charles Lyons, president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation “…[T]argets are only a part of what is required if we want to realize the promise of the first AIDS-free generation by 2020. Here’s…

Global Community Must Carefully Use Antibiotics

Huffington Post: Is Antimicrobial Resistance On Your Radar Yet? Michael Møller, director general of U.N. Office at Geneva “…Antimicrobial resistance is becoming an increasingly serious threat to global public health. And this is not only about the problem of abusing antibiotics until they lose their effect — which is already…

Not All U.N. Member States Pleased With Final Declaration Of High-Level Meeting On Ending AIDS

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: HLM 2016 AIDS: ‘Reaffirming’ urgency while dodging realities, U.N. resolution on HIV shows what happens when a declaration is political Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” reports on the outcomes of the U.N. High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, highlighting the…

Continued Investment Needed To Develop Women-Specific HIV Prevention Tools

Devex: Innovative prevention options for women offer new hope to end HIV and AIDS Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International Partnership for Microbicides “…Ending AIDS must start with women because they bear the greatest burden. … One major reason is the lack of prevention options that women can use on…

Blog Posts Highlight Discussions From 2016 U.N. High-Level Meeting On Ending AIDS

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: HLM 2016 AIDS: TB gets time and targets, as leaders weigh impacts of No. 1 killer Antigone Barton, senior writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” reports on a discussion last week during which health ministers and global health leaders talked about “disconnects that continue…

Ending AIDS Requires Vigorous, Generous Global Efforts

New York Times: The World Could End AIDS if It Tried Editorial Board “The world has made so much progress in reducing the spread of AIDS and treating people with HIV that the epidemic has receded from the public spotlight. Yet by any measure the disease remains a major threat…

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