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What’s Next for U.S. Global Health Diplomacy? A Town Hall Forum with Ambassador Eric Goosby

At 9:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 28, the Kaiser Family Foundation will host a town hall-style forum with Ambassador Eric Goosby, the newly named head of the State Department’s new Office of Global Health Diplomacy as well as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, to explore the goals and objectives of the new office. The office is intended to guide diplomatic efforts to advance the United States’ global health mission to improve and save lives and foster sustainability. The hour-long session will be moderated by Jen Kates, a Foundation Vice President and Director of Global Health and HIV Policy.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Poll Finds Bipartisan Support For Spending On Global Health

Public Believes Much Aid Is Lost To Corruption MENLO PARK, Calif. – Two-thirds of Americans say that the U.S. is spending too little or about the right amount on global health with one in five saying spending is too high, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey on the public’s views of global…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Americans Remain Wary of “Foreign Aid” But Are More Supportive of Spending to Improve Health Abroad

Latest Survey Probes Public’s Knowledge and Views of U.S. Role in Global Health MENLO PARK, Calif. – While many Americans hold misconceptions and negative views of “foreign aid” in general, they are more supportive of such efforts when described more specifically as “improving health in developing countries,” according to a new survey by…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Starting HAART: When to Take the First Step?

Recent guidelines are all recommending that HIV treatment be started at a higher CD4 count because of issues such as the ongoing damage caused by HIV itself, and prevention of transmission. Issues in long-term treatment, such as potential side effects, the development of resistance, the cost and sustainability of programmes in resource-poor settings, are some of the potential problems for such a strategy.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Bridging the Divide: Inter-Disciplinary Partnerships for HIV and Health Systems

HIV programs represent the first successful large-scale chronic disease program in resource-limited settings in history.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Human Resources: The Ultimate Bottleneck

Human resources have challenged efforts to scale-up HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in low- and middle-income countries.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: The Lancet Series: Global HIV Epidemic Among People Who Use Drugs

Following on the heels of The Lancet themed issue on HIV prevention launched at AIDS 2008, The Lancet has commissioned a series on the global HIV epidemic among people who use drugs.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and HIV: Lessons from the Field

At the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994, governments worldwide agreed that sexual and reproductive health and rights include HIV services.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Safety and Effectiveness of 1% Tenofovir Vaginal Microbicide Gel in South African Women: Results of the CAPRISA 004 Trial

An update of current state of microbicide development will be provided. Speakers will provide a state of microbicide development update, safety and efficacy data from CAPRISA 004 and implications of the CAPRISA 004 trial results for the microbicide and PrEP field.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Official Press Conference: Newsmakers of the Day

Speakers include: Ward Cates (United States)President, Research, FHI Robert ClayExecutive Director, Department of HIV/AIDS, USAID Anthony Fauci (United States)Director, NIAD  

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