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House of Lords appoint new Committee on HIV and AIDS in the UK

The Committee will look in detail at HIV and AIDS in the UK. They will publish a Call for Evidence in the New Year and invite written evidence from any interested parties.

Published
20 December 2010
From
House of Lords
TB, HIV target out of reach, says study

SOUTH Africa remains below target on reaching the Millennium Development Goal pertaining to tuberculosis and HIV-Aids, the 2010 South African Health Review says.

Published
14 December 2010
From
Sowetan
AFRICA: Straight Talk with Sheila Tlou, new UNAIDS head for Eastern and Southern Africa

Sheila Tlou, former Minister of Health in Botswana, took over as UNAIDS director for East and southern Africa in November, just a month before the deadline for achieving universal access to treatment, prevention, care and support expires.

Published
13 December 2010
From
IRIN Plusnews
Efficiency of health system, not just better regimens, critical to reducing mother-to-child HIV cases

Reducing the number of children infected with HIV and ensuring that mothers have access to life-saving treatment will only happen when systems perform with greater than 90% efficiency

Published
13 December 2010
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Is the WHO Becoming Irrelevant?

Why the world's premier public health organization must change or die.

Published
10 December 2010
From
Foreign Policy
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

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