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U.S. Has Poorer Health, Higher HIV Rates Compared With Wealthy Nations

When compared with other industrialized nations, Americans have a lower life expectancy, as well as increased rates of injury and disease. Despite spending more per capita on health care than other nations, the United States ranked as the worst in nine major health areas, including HIV/AIDS prevalence.

Published
16 January 2013
From
AIDSMeds
Greece HIV Remedies Hit as Crisis Threatens Drug Curbs

Greece’s efforts to control its debt crisis threaten to hobble the fight against an outbreak of HIV that has become the largest among drug users in the European Union.

Published
09 January 2013
From
Bloomberg
Civil Society follow up on the crisis - Brazilian AIDS Response

We want to thank the entire regional and international HIV/AIDS community for the support given to the Brazilian AIDS movement in relation to our last appeal concerning the shifts in funding being proposed by the Ministry of Health.

Published
03 January 2013
From
Sexuality Policy Watch
Top 12 HIV and Hepatitis Stories of 2012

HIVandHepatitis.com reviews some the year's major HIV and viral hepatitis news highlights. On the HIV front, U.S. treatment guidelines recommended antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all HIV positive people, Truvada was approved for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and HIV criminalization and cure research were highlighted at the International AIDS Conference in July. Promising findings were reported for several interferon-free oral regimens for hepatitis C, experimental tuberculosis (TB) drugs showed good results, and the Affordable Care Act remained on track.

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03 January 2013
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HIVandHepatitis.com
Copy of Top 12 HIV and Hepatitis Stories of 2012

HIVandHepatitis.com reviews some the year's major HIV and viral hepatitis news highlights. On the HIV front, U.S. treatment guidelines recommended antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all HIV positive people, Truvada was approved for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and HIV criminalization and cure research were highlighted at the International AIDS Conference in July. Promising findings were reported for several interferon-free oral regimens for hepatitis C, experimental tuberculosis (TB) drugs showed good results, and the Affordable Care Act remained on track.

Published
03 January 2013
From
HIVandHepatitis.com
In China, Grass-Roots Groups Take on HIV/AIDS Outreach Work

In Guangdong, gay men are benefiting from a pioneering experiment that supporters hope will revolutionize the way the Communist Party deals with nongovernment groups trying to stop the spread of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Published
03 January 2013
From
New York Times
Gambia to open hospital to treat Aids patients with herbal medicine

Aids patients in a new hospital in Gambia will treated with herbal mediciden despite medical concerns the treatment is dangerous.

Published
03 January 2013
From
The Telegraph
Tackling HIV and AIDS through taxation in Uganda

Uganda is considering funding HIV prevention work through levies on bank transactions, air tickets, beer, soft drinks and cigarettes. But reactions from ordinary Ugandans have not been particularly favorable - there is considerable scepticism about corruption and government transparency.

Published
17 December 2012
From
Development Education
EU trio presidency programme 1 January 2013- 30 June 2014 and public health

The upcoming three EU Presidencies (Ireland, Lithuania and Greece) published their work programme for the next 18 months, i.e. 1 January 2013- 30 June 2014. The programme contains some items of possible interest for people following HIV treatment issues.

Published
17 December 2012
From
EATG
HIV epidemic out of control in Central African Republic

The Central African Republic is in the midst of a major health and humanitarian crisis, related particularly to the HIV epidemic, that is largely out of control.

Published
07 December 2012
From
The Lancet

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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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