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Is Social Enterprise The New Cure For AIDS and Poverty?

If we truly want to beat AIDS, we don’t just need the best coordinated public health intervention in human history, we need a socioeconomic revolution in the developing world. Traditional development aid is creating a dangerous dependency on Western donors that may even be detrimental to socioeconomic development.

Published
02 December 2010
From
Triple Pundit
HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa Could Greatly Outpace Treatment Resources by 2020

The number of people infected with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to far outstrip available resources for treatment by the end of the decade, forcing African nations to make difficult choices about how to allocate ART.

Published
30 November 2010
From
National Academies
Push HIV Prevention in Africa, IOM Urges

The world needs to put renewed emphasis on preventing HIV infection, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

Published
29 November 2010
From
MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
East Africa: Region to Have Common HIV Policy

The East African Community (EAC) is harmonising existing policies, protocols, plans, strategies and legislation in partner states on the prevention, treatment, care and management of HIV/Aids.

Published
29 November 2010
From
AllAfrica
Bridging the divide: HIV and health systems

This edition reports on the debate over how HIV programmes can contribute to health system strengthening and in particular, how better integration can be achieved.

Published
26 November 2010
From
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Red Cross scolds 'failed' HIV policy among nations

The spread of HIV and AIDS among millions of people could be slowed if addicts who inject drugs were treated as medical patients rather than as criminals, the International Federation of the Red Cross said Friday.

Published
26 November 2010
From
Miami Herald
PrEP, the big issues: iPrEx study directors discuss unanswered questions

The success of the iPrEx study of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in gay men opens up as many urgent questions as it has answered. This became clear as

Published
23 November 2010
By
Gus Cairns
Aids expert to head UN initiative

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Nigerian health minister Babatunde Osotimehin to head the United Nations Population Fund, which supports programmes in more than 150 countries that promote sexual and reproductive health and family planning.

Published
20 November 2010
From
Press Association
Gilead spends $350K lobbying in 3Q

Lobbying during the July to September period focused mainly on HIV-related issues, including treatment, screening and education.

Published
18 November 2010
From
Business Week
Inside the Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the richest private foundation in the world. It has ambitions to save millions of lives, to eradicate killer diseases and to wage war on poverty and hunger. Yet for an organisation that is sitting on an endowment of $36.4bn, it presents a modest face to the public.

Published
13 November 2010
From
Financial Times

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