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The key question on the Clinton Foundation is whether it saved lives. The answer is clearly yes

After reviewing foundation documents and talking to numerous people in the philanthropy and global health sectors familiar with its work, I’ve come to the conclusion that the Clinton Foundation is a real charitable enterprise that did enormous good. Its projects are of varying effectiveness, but its work is supported by credible, discriminating funders, and the foundation has least one huge accomplishment under its belt — an HIV/AIDS program that saved an untold number of lives.

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11 hours ago
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Dutch model finds PrEP for high-risk gay men is cost-effective at current prices and cost-saving at generic prices

A mathematical modelling study based on the HIV epidemic in the Netherlands has found that daily pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) would be cost-effective even at current drug prices

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11 hours ago
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Gus Cairns
Five Things Providers Said About PrEP at a Family Planning Conference

Getting PrEP information in front of family planning providers could make a big difference in women's access to the HIV prevention tool. Right now, 60% of women access primary care through family planning providers, yet only about 4% of family planning providers have ever prescribed PrEP.

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13 hours ago
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The Body Pro
Fuzzy Math at the Global Fund Replenishment?

Why $13 billion might not be $13 billion and why it’s insufficient even if it is.

Published
22 September 2016
From
Medium
Global Fund sees new donors, persistent gaps

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hit its funding goal at the fifth replenishment conference in Montreal, Canada, on Sept 16-17. But advocates warn that those funds may still fall short of what’s needed to reach the most vulnerable communities. The reasons include persistent human rights challenges and access to affordable drugs — both of which require new financing and better policy, advocates said.

Published
21 September 2016
From
Devex
UK national sexual health charity to close

MEDFASH (Medical Foundation for HIV & Sexual Health) has announced that it will close at the end of 2016.

Published
21 September 2016
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MedFASH
Global pledge to stamp out drug-resistant infections

The 193 countries of the United Nations sign a landmark declaration to rid the world of drug-resistant infections or superbugs.

Published
21 September 2016
From
BBC Health
New Study: Negotiated Hepatitis C Prescription Drug Costs in United States Often Lower than in Price-Controlled European Countries and Japan

A new report, "Comparison of Hepatitis C Treatment Costs," shows Hepatitis C drug prices, specifically negotiated by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in Medicare Part D in 2015, were typically lower than prices in Europe and Japan.

Published
20 September 2016
From
Yahoo News
UNAIDS encouraged for future of HIV funding as donors pledge full support to the Global Fund

The new financial commitments represent a significant increase compared to the US$ 12 billion in pledges made at the previous replenishment conference. Private donors and innovative financing mechanisms more than doubled their pledges to the Global Fund compared to the last conference. Several new countries made pledges and others increased commitments, including Canada, Germany and Japan.

Published
20 September 2016
From
UNAIDS
UK pledges £1.1bn to global aid fund against Aids, TB and malaria

Britain will contribute £1.1bn to a global aid fund to help fight Aids, tuberculosis and malaria, but will attach a set of “demanding” performance targets, Priti Patel has announced. The money will fund 40m bed nets to tackle malaria, provide enough antiretroviral therapy for 1.3 million people with HIV and support the treatment of 800,000 people with tuberculosis. A proportion of the investment will be used to leverage £100m from the private sector specifically to tackle malaria.

Published
20 September 2016
From
The Guardian
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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