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Winners and Losers in the 21st Century Cures Act

Obama signs the biggest health legislation since the Affordable Care Act. What strings are attached?

Published
15 December 2016
From
Poz
High prevalence of resistance to zidovudine among people in sub-Saharan Africa experiencing virological failure with tenofovir-containing ART

A significant proportion of people with virological failure after treatment with tenofovir-containing antiretroviral therapy (ART) have resistance to thymidine analogues (stavudine and zidovudine), and in many cases other

Published
15 December 2016
By
Michael Carter
Terrence Higgins Trust announces Jonathan McShane as new Chair of Trustees

Jonathan McShane has a wealth of experience in public health. He is currently the Cabinet Member for Health, Social Care and Devolution in the London Borough of Hackney, Chair of Hackney’s Health and Wellbeing Board and represents the Local Government Association on public health issues. The charity also warmly welcomes two new trustees to the Board – Dr Jake Bayley and Dr Laura Waters – and is pleased that current trustee Ant Babajee will serve another term.

Published
13 December 2016
From
Terrence Higgins Trust
Trump is considering a dangerous radical to lead FDA. Here’s why that’s bad news.

Imagine being prescribed a medicine when neither your doctor nor the manufacturer has any clue whether it will actually work — because the government never required it to be tested for effectiveness.

Published
12 December 2016
From
STAT
We’re closing the gap: New research on race/ethnic disparities in HIV treatment & viral suppression

Across the U.S., people of color living with HIV are less likely to be on antiretroviral therapy and virally suppressed than their white counterparts. But new research, with data from the Medical Monitoring Project, indicates that we’re making progress in closing gaps in treatment equity.

Published
12 December 2016
From
BETA blog
Drug, HIV crises hit HHS nominee Tom Price close to home

Representative Tom Price, the physician and congressman who is Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), represents a district just north of Atlanta that is experiencing some public health crises that he will likely be dealing with as HHS secretary: a serious heroin and opioid abuse epidemic, as well as elevated HIV infection rates.

Published
12 December 2016
From
Science
Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe making strong progress towards the 90-90-90 goals

Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe are making strong progress towards achieving the treatment and viral suppression goals set out in the UN 90-90-90 target, and new HIV infections

Published
12 December 2016
By
Keith Alcorn
US HIV/Aids funding to South Africa hangs in the balance

Multibillion-rand funding to South Africa from the US government’s flagship HIV/Aids programme hangs in the balance as Washington prepares to usher in a new administration.

Published
08 December 2016
From
Medical Brief
London-wide HIV prevention programme to face 10% budget cuts

The programme is due to expire in March 2017 - council leaders were asked to approve it for a further two years, but with a cut in the total funding from borough councils from £1.2m a year to £1.08m. The report said that the cuts were needed because of national cuts to public health budgets.

Published
08 December 2016
From
Public Sector Executive
PEPFAR is Life for Millions—But without Better Prevention, the AIDS Burden Doubles Every 25 Years

As I blogged in July, we will need to simultaneously reduce the death rate from AIDS and the rate of new HIV infections if we hope to one day end the epidemic. And to reduce the total number of HIV-infected persons in a country, the rate of new infections must fall below the (now reduced) rate of death from AIDS—a milestone that I’ve termed the “AIDS transition.”

Published
07 December 2016
From
Center for Global Development

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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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