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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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U.N. SG Ban Apologizes For Cholera’s Spread In Haiti 6 Years After Initial Outbreak, Discusses Details Of $400M Plan To Address Epidemic

Al Jazeera: Ban Ki-moon sorry for U.N. role in Haiti cholera epidemic “U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has apologized for the first time to the people of Haiti for the international organization’s role in a deadly cholera outbreak that has killed more than 9,300 people and infected more than 800,000. ‘On…

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U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Birx Discusses PEPFAR’s Successes, Challenges In NPR Interview

NPR: Top U.S. AIDS Official Touts Progress, Has Tough Words For Tanzania “For World AIDS Day, we sat down with the U.S. global AIDS coordinator, Deborah Birx, to talk about the state of the epidemic and the work of PEPFAR, set up by President George W. Bush in 2003 with…

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Global Community Must Address Inequalities In HIV Treatment Access, Funding To Achieve Goals, UNAIDS Director Says

Devex: ‘Holistic’ approach needed to tackle HIV inequalities, UNAIDS’ Sidibé says “More than 18.2 million people worldwide are receiving treatment for HIV, placing the United Nations on track to achieve the goal of reaching 30 million HIV-positive people by 2020. … But inequality gaps for treatment and funding are widening…

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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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For World AIDS Day, News Outlets Interview Experts About HIV Prevention, Research

Devex: 35 years into the AIDS epidemic, it’s an opportune but precarious time “When AVAC was founded on World AIDS Day in 1995 as the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, it had a single focus: an AIDS vaccine. ‘But we began to recognize it was about advocacy and engagement across the…

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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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Opinion Pieces Discuss Need For Partnerships, Political Support, Additional Funding To End AIDS Epidemic

Project Syndicate: A Better Global Framework to End AIDS Isabella Lövin, minister for international development cooperation and deputy prime minster of Sweden, and Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS executive director “…The movement against AIDS has inspired all of us to help the people who continue to be left behind, and to commit…

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CDC Continues To Work Toward Global Polio Eradication

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: CDC Continues the Fight Against Polio Rebecca Martin, director of the CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses the CDC’s partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) and highlights efforts by the CDC’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to end polio, writing, “Unquestionably, the efforts of CDC…

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Devex Examines Potential Implications For U.S. Global HIV/AIDS Spending Under Trump Administration

Devex: What the Trump administration could mean for U.S. HIV/AIDS spending “HIV/AIDS advocates are warning against any cuts to U.S. spending on the fight against the disease as the new administration of President-elect Donald Trump determines how it will approach global assistance. … While Trump has not said anything specifically…

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