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HIV patients out of drugs, harassed in Ukraine

Ukraine has Europe's worst AIDS epidemic - and it risks getting much worse because of drug supply cuts blamed on government corruption and official harassment of AIDS groups and HIV-infected drug users, health experts warn.

Published
15 February 2011
From
Washington Post
The alarming state of AIDS in America

We are starting to see proof that taking the scalpel to AIDS funding constitutes real and imminent, "death panels" for people with HIV.

Published
03 February 2011
From
Huffington Post
Russia's drug-supply system leaves HIV patients wanting

Russia's federal law guarantees antiretroviral drugs to all those who need it. So why are HIV patients across the country unable to get hold of treatment? Tom Parfitt reports from Moscow.The explanation was short. “My doctor just said there were no

Published
28 January 2011
From
The Lancet
Lords HIV And AIDS Commitee To Take Evidence From Terrence Higgins Trust

The House of Lords Committee on HIV and AIDS in the UK will take evidence from Sir Nick Partridge, Chief Executive of the Terrence Higgins Trust as part the second evidence session of their inquiry into HIV and AIDS. In the same evidence session the

Published
25 January 2011
From
House of Lords
UK: Public health faces an uncertain future

Moving responsibility for public health to local authorities as proposed in Wednesday's health bill could spell disaster for the government's NHS reforms.

Published
19 January 2011
From
The Guardian
WHO over-extended, not performing well enough: chief

The World Health Organization is not performing well enough across the board because it is over-extended and needs to trim the scope of its operations, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said on Monday.

Published
18 January 2011
From
Reuters
Profiles of House Republicans key to global health funding

A tough political environment for global health funding as fiscal conservatives take the helm in the House Appropriations subcommittee, which will monitor key funding decisions for PEPFAR and the Global Fund.

Published
17 January 2011
From
Science Speaks
Russia Lags in HIV Fight, as Programs Neglect Addicts at Heart of Epidemic

The country has become one of the world’s low points in the effort to fight the spread of HIV and unchecked intravenous drug use is the biggest cause, international health officials say.

Published
17 January 2011
From
New York Times
Zeke Emanuel, Adviser On Health Reform, Leaves White House

Zeke Emanuel, instrumental in shaping President Obama's global health policies, has left the White House and returned to the US national Institites of Health.

Published
07 January 2011
From
Kaiser Health News
Italy tells its regions: “supply these innovative drugs”

Italy’s medicines agency, AIFA, has published the list of innovative medicines which the country’s regions and provinces are now required to make available to patients. Included are raltegravir and maraviroc.

Published
05 January 2011
From
Pharma Times

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