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All public health marketing to be in partnership with brands

Unveiling its marketing strategy for the current financial year, Public Health England (PHE) says it will never launch a marketing campaign unless in partnership with an external organisation.

Published
08 July 2014
From
Marketing Week
Racial/ethnic disparities in HIV medical studies examined by researchers

Social/behavioral intervention vastly increased the number of African American and Latino individuals living with HIV/AIDS who enrolled in HIV/AIDS medical studies, a study has found. Nine out of 10 participants who were found eligible for studies decided to enroll, compared to zero participants among a control group.

Published
08 July 2014
From
Science Daily
Complex needs and overlapping vulnerabilities frequently reported by 'high-risk' gay men in Scotland

A quarter of Scottish gay men who are newly diagnosed with HIV or a rectal sexually transmitted infection (STI) report two or more vulnerabilities such as problematic

Published
07 July 2014
By
Roger Pebody
U.K. Omitted From Plan to Eliminate TB in Rich Countries

The U.K. has too big a problem with tuberculosis to participate in a World Health Organization plan to eliminate the world’s second-deadliest disease from more than 30 countries.

Published
04 July 2014
From
Bloomberg
HIV interventions will not reach those who need them without increased efficiencies, review says

While noting that HIV service delivery can’t be increased to needed levels with reduced resources, authors of a systematic review published in the July World Health Organization Bulletin say more efficient use of existing resources will be critical to making meaningful reductions in prevalence and infection rates.

Published
04 July 2014
From
Science Speaks
Resource Round-Up: Make the Most of AIDS 2014

Whether you’re headed Down Under or will be following from home, there’s something for everyone in this rich and exciting conference. Make the most of AIDS 2014’s presentations, interactive sessions, workshops, satellites, networking zones, and events with these tools and resources.

Published
04 July 2014
From
BETA blog
Between credibility and conflict of interest

"AIDS organizations don’t represent us”; “Others are making their names with their HIV/AIDS work without producing tangible benefits for people with HIV.” I’m paraphrasing, of course, but the sentiments and the expression of them should be familiar to anyone living with HIV or working in the HIV field.

Published
04 July 2014
From
Positive Lite
Too soon for rich countries to stop HIV funding in poor ones

The international community expects governments of low- and middle-income countries to invest more funds in their HIV responses, and to move towards fully domestically financed responses. But the political, social, economic and infrastructural factors in many low- and middle-income countries preclude domestic leadership for comprehensive HIV responses.

Published
04 July 2014
From
The Conversation
Herpes Drives Heterosexual Transmission of HIV in NYC

Infection with herpes simplex virus 2 is propelling significant increases in the prevalence of HIV among non-injecting drug users in New York City.

Published
04 July 2014
From
AIDSMeds
City officials: Fewer new HIV cases in D.C. in 2012, but infection rate still ‘epidemic’

According to data compiled by the District’s health department, 680 new HIV cases were reported, down from 722 new cases in 2011 and 1,180 in 2008. And 221 HIV-positive city residents died in 2012, down from 345 in 2008 and 229 in 2011, with fewer of those 2012 deaths due to causes related to the infection.

Published
04 July 2014
From
Washington Post

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