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Does Obama’s 2013 Budget Herald the End of PEPFAR?

Devastating Funding Proposal Undermines the Global Fight Against AIDS

Published
11 April 2012
From
TAG
Academic spring: how an angry maths blog sparked a scientific revolution

Tim Gowers, a mathematician at Cambridge University, has hit a nerve with academics who are increasingly fed up with the stranglehold that a few publishing companies have gained over the publication and distribution of the world's scientific research.

Published
10 April 2012
From
The Guardian
Africa: Aging HIV/AIDS Survivors Create New Class of Patients

In sub-Saharan Africa, many of the people receiving antiretroviral treatment who are now in their forties are expected to live well into their sixties. Dr. Till Barnighausen, of the Harvard School of Public Health, says there is a need to recognize this population and their unique health issues, issues which did not exist until recently.

Published
10 April 2012
From
Voice of America
AIDS in Romania: When ignorance is lethal

HIV/AIDS wrought devastation in Romania in the 1980s and 1990s. The HIV problem was exposed after the 1989 revolution that brought communism crashing down. Romanians, who had been shielded from the truth by a tightly controlled media, were as shocked by the extent of the disease in their country as the outside world was.

Published
10 April 2012
From
The Economist
Government Of Sweden Announces Sub-Saharan Africa Strategy For HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health

The government of Sweden on Monday announced "a regional strategy for regional efforts to combat HIV/AIDS and address sexual and reproductive health" in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a press release from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. "The strategy also contains guidelines detailing how Sweden will contribute to improving sexual and reproductive health and efforts to improve human rights for homosexual, bisexual and transsexual people" in the region, the press release states. The Swedish government is allocating SEK 700 million ($104 million) for 2012 to 2013 toward the strategy, according to the press release.

Published
04 April 2012
From
Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report
UNAIDS: Letter to Partners

Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS, sets out global priorities in the fight against AIDS in areas including financing, access to medicines and prevention.

Published
03 April 2012
From
UNAIDS
Kenya: Plan On to Covert Aids Council Into a Commission

The government plans to convert the National Aids Control Council (NACC) into a permanent commission that will operate independently and more effectively.

Published
03 April 2012
From
AllAfrica
South Africa: National Aids Council 'Fires' Staff

Just days before the new National Strategic Plan (NSP) on HIV and AIDS, TB and STIs is due to be implemented on the 1st of April, the entire staff of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) has been fired, leaving no one in the SANAC Secretariat to deliver on the plan.

Published
02 April 2012
From
AllAfrica
How is HIV prevention policy made in Tanzania and why do structural interventions lose out?

Far from being primarily driven by scientific evidence, decisions about spending priorities for HIV prevention programmes emerge from an imperfect, politicised process, Moritz Hunsmann argues in an

Published
28 March 2012
By
Roger Pebody
House of Lords questions on HIV commissioning

Baroness Thornton asked the government what assessment they had made of the risks posed by implementation of the Health and Social Care Bill to HIV/AIDS programmes.

Published
23 March 2012
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