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  • Access to medicines and treatment
    Stavudine, an HIV drug skeleton in India's closet
    Calcutta Telegraph | 13 October 2011

    An anti-HIV medicine that the World Health Organisation (WHO) wants phased out because of its severe side-effects, including possible disfigurement, continues to be dispensed by the Indian government, a network of HIV-positive people has said.

  • Pharmaceutical industry
    New Trade Deal Would Benefit Big Pharma At AIDS Programs' Expense
    Huffington Post | 13 October 2011

    A new trade deal the Obama administration is pushing to complete with Vietnam and seven other Pacific nations threatens to seriously hinder both U.S. and international efforts to combat AIDS -- including the government's own efforts in Vietnam.

  • Injecting drug use
    Harper Tories endorse heroin research project
    Globe & Mail | 13 October 2011

    The aim of the groundbreaking trial, known as SALOME, is to determine whether a powerful, but legal, opiate, hydromorphone, can wean injection drug users away from addictive drugs as effectively as simply giving them heroin itself.

  • Injecting drug use
    Quebec: Safe-injection sites to open next spring
    CTV | 13 October 2011

    Safe injection sites for heroin addicts and other IV drug users will likely open in Montreal and Quebec City next year.

  • Migrants
    Illegal labor fuels HIV and TB in Russia – health watchdog
    RIA Novosti | 13 October 2011

    Illegal labor migration is spurring the spread of HIV and tuberculosis in Russia, the head of consumer safety watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, Gennady Onishchenko, said on Wednesday.

  • Adherence
    Hepatitis C Medication Adherence Is an Important Challenge, Study Shows
    AIDSMeds | 13 October 2011

    Identifying and overcoming barriers to hepatitis C medication adherence is an essential component to treatment strategies, according to study results published online by Annals of Internal Medicine.

  • Hepatitis C Medication Adherence Is an Important Challenge, Study Shows
    Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report | 13 October 2011

    Identifying and overcoming barriers to hepatitis C medication adherence is an essential component to treatment strategies, according to study results published online by Annals of Internal Medicine.

  • Adherence
    Copy of Hepatitis C Medication Adherence Is an Important Challenge, Study Shows
    Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report | 13 October 2011

    Identifying and overcoming barriers to hepatitis C medication adherence is an essential component to treatment strategies, according to study results published online by Annals of Internal Medicine.

  • Access to medicines and treatment
    Serbia to provide better living conditions, medical care for AIDS patients
    Serbian Government press release | 13 October 2011

    Deputy Minister for European Integration Bozidar Djelic stated at tonight’s opening of the 13th European AIDS Conference that Serbia will work on providing the best possible living conditions and medical care for the AIDS patients.

  • UK health services
    NHS Reforms: Patients Get To Choose Their Hospitals And Doctors
    eGov Monitor | 12 October 2011

    The coalition government continues with health reforms and now offers patients the choice not only on where they would be treated but also on who would treat them, according to new guidelines launched by the Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. 

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