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Republican Rick Santorum: 'NHS devastated Britain'

Mr Santorum has been an outspoken critic of President Barack Obama's healthcare programme and has said that similar policies brought about the collapse of the British Empire.

Published
05 January 2012
From
BBC
Inside Fortress Bill: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Katie Derham takes a 'warts and all' look at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and examines the immense political power and global influence that it now wields.

Published
05 January 2012
From
BBC Radio 4 i-Player
HIV/AIDS: Ten big stories in 2011

It's been a roller coaster of a year in HIV and AIDS. AIDS turned 30 in 2011, and with new evidence of the effectiveness of HIV treatment as prevention, experts are increasingly talking about "the end of AIDS". At the same time, however, funding for HIV has become ever more uncertain, jeopardizing efforts to put new, life-saving science into action.

Published
29 December 2011
From
IRIN Plus News
AVAC outlines research and implementation path for ending the AIDS epidemic

There is now an unprecedented opportunity to curb new HIV/AIDS infections, save lives, and set the world on a path toward eliminating the AIDS epidemic, according to AVAC’s annual update on HIV prevention research.  

Published
21 December 2011
From
Science Speaks
How South Africa's bill of rights helped HIV campaigners

The Treatment Action Campaign's trump card was section 27(1) of the constitution, which states that everyone has the right to have access to healthcare services, including reproductive healthcare.

Published
19 December 2011
From
The Guardian
South Africa: It's far too early for self-congratulation by Zuma on HIV

Ground-breaking measures relating to HIV testing, treatment and support are making "tremendous progress". But the HIV epidemic is likely to be with us for at least another generation - possibly two.

Published
18 December 2011
From
Times Live (editorial)
South Africa: Nation's health hinges on HIV and insurance policies

In the first of a four-part series on service delivery during President Jacob Zuma's tenure, Chris Vick looks at the progress that has been made in healthcare.

Published
18 December 2011
From
Times LIVE
Disabled people finally given a voice on HIV and Aids

Access to HIV information, testing and treatment for people with disabilities was raised for the first time as a central theme at the International Conference on Aids and STIs in Africa (Icasa), held last week in Addis Abba, Ethiopia.

Published
15 December 2011
From
The Guardian
Focus: Halting HIV/AIDS Epidemics

A slew of successes in clinical trials has elated the HIV prevention field, and models now suggest that combining them might virtually stop HIV's spread. But caveats abound.

Published
12 December 2011
From
Science
Expanding the Fight Against AIDS

The Obama administration and New York City have raised treatment goals. Progress in preventing infections has stagnated, so the push is clearly needed.

Published
12 December 2011
From
New York Times (editorial)

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