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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
Ten stories that mattered in Access to Medicines in 2010

Among the positive stories of the past year: new tools were developed for Meninigitis A and for tuberculosis, promising research was published on severe malaria, an innovative mechanism was created to bring make medicines more affordable, and the quality of food aid is progressively improving. But it wasn’t all good news in 2010.

Published
31 December 2010
From
Médecins Sans Frontières
CAMBODIA: Aid Dependence May Hurt Successes in HIV, AIDS

Thanks to a healthy cocktail of foreign aid and a pragmatic condom policy, one of South-east Asia's poorest countries is well on course to meeting an international target aimed at reversing the spread of HIV and AIDS.

Published
28 December 2010
From
Inter Press Service
International AIDS Society appoints new Executive Director

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bertrand Audoin as its new Executive Director. Audoin is currently General Director of Sidaction, a leading French HIV/AIDS NGO.

Published
23 December 2010
From
International AIDS Society

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