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Blog Post Examines Funders Concerned About AIDS Report

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: HIV dollars drop with waning philanthropic funds … and a goodbye to England’s Rose Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses a recently released report, titled “Philanthropic Support to Address…

Cases Of HIV Acquired Through Blood Transfusions Among Pakistani Children Are False, Government Report Says; Blood System Unregulated, Official Says

The Nation: Probe proves report hoax: Ministry “The reports of infecting thalassemia children with HIV/AIDS through contaminated blood transfusions have turned out to be a hoax, says a preliminary inquiry of ministry of national health services regulations and coordination. A two-member probe committee in its report has declared as baseless…

Many Worldwide Contribute To Continuing Successful AIDS Efforts

Huffington Post: Celebrating Friends of the Global Fight and a Decade of Progress in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS Chris Dodd, chair and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America and former U.S. senator from Connecticut “…Because of the continuing work of groups like Friends of the Global Fight and…

Gender-Based Violence, HIV/AIDS Efforts Are Critically Linked

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: The Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Gender-Based Violence: A Critical Connection Carla Koppell, USAID’s chief strategy officer, discusses linkages between gender-based violence prevention and efforts to reduce the spread of HIV (12/5).

PEPFAR’s ‘Global Pediatric ARV Commitment-To-Action’ Aims To Improve Drug Access

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Accelerating Access to Innovation and Saving Children’s Lives U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Deborah Birx, Colleen Chien, senior adviser to the CTO at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Tom Kalil, deputy director for technology and innovation at the OSTP, discuss…

At Least 10 Pakistani Children Test HIV-Positive After Receiving Blood Transfusions

Reuters: Pakistani children test positive for HIV after blood transfusions “At least 10 Pakistani children who received blood transfusions have tested positive for HIV, officials said Thursday, with a leading medic predicting the discovery could be just the ‘tip of the iceberg.’ The children were receiving regular transfusions for the…

Broaden Focus Of Existing Disease-Specific Programs To Include Efforts To Reduce NCDs

The Lancet: NCDs and an outcome-based approach to global health Thomas Bollyky of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Ezekiel Emanuel, Eric Goosby, David Satcher, Donna Shalala, and Tommy Thompson, all members of the CFR Independent Task Force on Noncommunicable Diseases “…Although the health and economic consequences of NCDs are…

Governments, Donors Should Sustain South Africa’s TAC Organization, Others Like It

The Lancet: Appeal to global donors to save the Treatment Action Campaign Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Françoise Barré-Sinoussi of Institut Pasteur; Quarraisha Abdool Karim and Salim Abdool Karim of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), and Chris…