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Kaiser Family Foundation Updates Fact Sheets On U.S. Government, Global Efforts On NTDs, HIV/AIDS

Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. Government and Global Neglected Tropical Disease Efforts This updated fact sheet discusses the U.S. government’s efforts to address neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) around the world, as well as global statistics related to, interventions to address, and international goals to control NTDs (7/19). Kaiser Family Foundation:…

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Officials, Advocates Concerned Over Drop In HIV Funding Documented In UNAIDS/Kaiser Family Foundation Report

IRIN: As AIDS money shrinks, who loses? “As the global public health community gathered in the South African city of Durban this week to talk about the end of AIDS, they were greeted with news that annual international support for combating the epidemic had fallen by more than US$1 billion.…

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Britain’s Prince Harry, Sir Elton John Address AIDS 2016 Conference, Urge Young People To Become More Involved

Agence France-Presse: Prince Harry and Elton John speak out at AIDS summit “Britain’s Prince Harry and Sir Elton John shared a stage in South Africa on Thursday, warning that complacency threatened efforts to defeat AIDS and urging young people to lead the fight. Addressing about 1,000 delegates at the International…

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South Africa To Implement New Prevention, Treatment Strategies To End AIDS; Bill Gates Says Nation Sets Example For Other African Countries

PBS NewsHour: How South Africa, the nation hardest-hit by HIV, plans to ‘end AIDS’ “…[O]ur series The End of AIDS wraps up in South Africa, where, this week, many of the world’s top scientists, researchers and advocates are meeting in Durban. Among the topics: Is the end of AIDS really…

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PrEP Effective In Reducing HIV Infection Risk; Other Experimental Therapies Show Potential As Functional Cures, Various Studies Presented At AIDS 2016 Show

aidsmap: PrEP can further reduce the risk of HIV infection after a partner starts treatment “Offering Truvada pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to the HIV-negative partner in a serodiscordant couple during the first six months after the HIV-positive partner starts antiretroviral therapy (ART) can serve as a ‘bridge’ to provide further protection…

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Obama Administration Announces Availability Of $60M More In Zika Response Funding From Reprogrammed Ebola Money

Roll Call: Obama Administration Announces Added $60 Million to Fight Zika “Some $60 million will soon flow to states, cities, and territories to fight the Zika virus, White House officials announced Thursday. … An Office of Management and Budget aide confirmed on background that the additional $60 million comes from…

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Researchers Find Evidence Zika Carried By More Common Culex Mosquitoes

Reuters: Brazil scientists find Zika traces in Culex mosquitoes in wild “Brazilian researchers on Thursday said they found signs of the Zika virus in a common mosquito that is a separate species from the insect known to be the primary means of transmission…” (Prada, 7/21). Washington Post: Zika is found…

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CGD Blog Post Examines 2 Projections On Ending AIDS Epidemic

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Will AIDS Treatment Conquer the AIDS Epidemic? Mead Over, senior fellow at CGD, examines two projections for ending the AIDS epidemic, comparing UNAIDS and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) data. Over writes, “To achieve the AIDS transition, we should heed…

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Eliminating Viral Hepatitis By 2030 Possible With Improved Access To Treatments, Increased Funding

The Lancet: Towards elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030 Editorial Board “…[W]ith some vital progress now made, 2016 could be a turning point for the global prevention and control of viral hepatitis infection. … Although the knowledge and approaches required to eliminate hepatitis such as vaccines and antiviral treatment are…

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‘Test And Treat’ Goal Achievable, According To African Study Results Presented At AIDS 2016

Thomson Reuters Foundation: African study exceeds U.N. ‘test and treat’ goal for ending HIV pandemic “A U.N. goal to get seven out of 10 HIV positive people to take a test, start medication, and suppress the deadly virus in their blood is achievable, a study in East Africa showed on…

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