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Accord Reached On Draft Declaration For MDG Summit

Governments have reached agreement on a draft declaration for the MDG summit, although the document fails to include specific commitments on how to reach the goals by 2015.

Published
10 September 2010
From
Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report
More intensive screening for TB needed for HIV-positive patients in South Africa

Many cases of tuberculosis (TB) in patients starting HIV therapy will be missed if screening for the disease relies on 2006 World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines,

Published
09 September 2010
By
Michael Carter
Truvada/Kaletra HIV PEP combination is safe and effective with a low rate of discontinuations

A post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) combination of FTC/tenofovir (Truvada) with lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) tablets is safe and generally well-tolerated, French investigators report in the online edition of the Journal

Published
09 September 2010
By
Michael Carter
People with HIV with higher CD4 counts should not miss seasonal flu jabs

HIV-positive patients with a CD4 cell count below 350 cells/mm3 have an impaired immune response to the seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine, Swiss investigators report in the September

Published
01 September 2010
By
Michael Carter
Lymphocyte count and haemoglobin can predict prognosis of patients starting ART

Measuring total lymphocyte count and anaemia can help predict the prognosis of patients starting antiretroviral therapy in Africa, investigators report in the on-line edition of The Lancet. An

Published
03 August 2010
By
Michael Carter
The future of AIDS activism: looking for sustained energy and new tactics 10 years after Durban

The AIDS movement is at a “crossroads”, according to two panels of activists and policymakers speaking this week at the Eighteenth International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria. A

Published
22 July 2010
By
Mara Kardas-Nelson
5.2 million now on ART — and more to come; WHO officially releases 2010 HIV treatment guidelines

Proclaiming that at least 5.2 million people with HIV were now receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in low and middle-income countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) formally launched the

Published
20 July 2010
By
Theo Smart
Clinton: it's the 'end of the beginning' of the AIDS epidemic

AIDS is no longer an emergency to be met with a “make-it-up-as-you-go” response, ex-US President Bill Clinton told the Eighteenth International AIDS Conference in Vienna today.  It

Published
19 July 2010
By
Gus Cairns
White House Global AIDS Advisor Joins Meeting on HIV and Health Systems in Vienna

Wearing an AIDS red ribbon on this lapel, Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, a special advisor to the White House on health policy, participated in a panel discussion this morning during an IAS 2010 pre-meeting entitled “Bridging the Divide – Inter-Disciplinary Partnerships for HIV and Health Systems Strengthening.” “This is a challenge to everyone — Partially to [...]

Published
16 July 2010
From
Science Speaks
Time for efficiency in fighting AIDS: Bill Gates

No big influxes of new money are coming to fight the AIDS pandemic, but some smarter targeting and using approaches that have been shown to work can still save lives, Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said on Tuesday.

Published
14 July 2010
From
Reuters

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