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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
MPs' dislike of Andrew Mitchell is making aid toxic for Cameron

Published
30 October 2010
From
Daily Telegraph
Parly HIV plan: MPs must circumcise, test for HIV

Members of Parliament are expected to take HIV tests for the next four years and the males are advised to also circumcise, Swaziland's HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan proposes.

Published
25 October 2010
From
Times of Swaziland

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