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Still an uphill battle against HIV

Rachel Cohen of Médecins Sans Frontière looks at the policy choices the South African government needs to make.

Published
07 December 2010
From
Mail & Guardian
Closing the tap on HIV and AIDS in Zambia

Zambia is one of the countries most affected by HIV and AIDS with 14.3% of the population estimated to be living with HIV.  We are now approaching almost 30 years of trying to control HIV and AIDS: So what have we learned, and what are we doing differently?

Published
06 December 2010
From
Zambian Watchdog
China to have 1.2 mln HIV-positive people by 2015

China will have about 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS by the end of 2015, according to a report scheduled for formal release in the first half of next year.

Published
04 December 2010
From
China.org
Why AIDS first?

Unless HIV is controlled in Sub-Saharan Africa, there is little hope for progress in any area of health or development. For seeing the future so clearly and taking decisive, compassionate action on HIV, President Bush deserves the Nobel Prize.

Published
03 December 2010
From
Huffington Post
The whether forecast: HIV services in the cutback era

Some HIV experts are wondering not what our services will look like in the future but in some areas, whether there will be any HIV-specific services at all.

Published
02 December 2010
From
HIV treatment update
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
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