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Kenya: Aids to Lose 'Special Status' in New Plan

The government has taken the first steps to strip Aids of its special status and start treating it like any other chronic medical condition.

Published
10 March 2011
From
AllAfrica
US: Mississippi Policies Fuel HIV Epidemic

Thousands of Mississippians are at risk for HIV, and many who are infected are denied lifesaving measures and treatment because of counterproductive state laws and policies, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

Published
09 March 2011
From
Human Rights Watch
Ten Key Global Policy Developments Concerning MSM & HIV in 2010

The year 2010 was very important for activists focused on the health and human rights of MSM.  There were a number of key developments – both positive and negative – that made a significant impact on the global advocacy landscape. 

Published
18 February 2011
From
The Global Forum on MSM and HIV
UGANDA: Pushing HIV on to presidential candidates' agenda

Civil society activists say Uganda's presidential candidates have not placed sufficient emphasis on how they plan to tackle the epidemic should they come into office, despite rising HIV prevalence and major funding problems.

Published
16 February 2011
From
IRIN Plus News
China aims to bring AIDS spread under control by 2020

China hopes to more or less bring the spread of AIDS under control by 2020, but faces an uphill task do to so due in part to ignorance and poor policy coordination, the government said.

Published
16 February 2011
From
Reuters
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

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