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Africa’s Lowest Cost AIDS Prevention Strategy?

A new paper from PLOS NTDs suggests mass drug administration for schistosomiasis represents a highly cost-effective and even cost-saving approach for reducing HIV transmission in Africa.

Published
06 August 2013
From
PLOS blogs
HIV and the potential collapse of the Malaysian fishing industry

Globally, fishing communities have been identified as among the high-risk groups for HIV infection. So what is being done mitigate to the spread of HIV among the drug users and to the larger population?

Published
06 August 2013
From
Astro
Mental health “blind spot” limits MSM HIV interventions

Gaps in mental health care for men who have sex with men (MSM), a population disproportionately affected globally by HIV, are limiting effective treatment and care for both HIV and mental illness, experts say.

Published
05 August 2013
From
IRIN Plus News
EU pressed to do more to combat AIDS in Eastern Europe

AIDS death rates in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have soared in the last decade while the EU continues to put the brunt of its funding for treatment and prevention in developing nations, according to experts who say this is creating a potential health timebomb on the EU’s eastern frontier.

Published
05 August 2013
From
Euractiv
Evidence is not yet sufficient to recommend universal treatment, clinicians and community writers say

We do not yet have sufficiently strong evidence to recommend that antiretroviral treatment (ART) should be offered to all people with HIV, regardless of their CD4 count, a

Published
05 August 2013
By
Gus Cairns
Identifying a Monitor for Viet Nam’s Drug Treatment Centres Becomes a Condition of Global Fund Support

The Vietnamese government has agreed to identify an international, independent non-governmental organisation to monitor conditions in all compulsory drug treatment centres where the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria supports interventions.

Published
05 August 2013
From
Global Fund Observer
Op-ed: Are You Responsible for My HIV?

If I knew that some of my closest friends are shooting, snorting, or sleeping their way toward potential HIV infection (or worse, death), would my inaction make me indirectly responsible?

Published
05 August 2013
From
Advocate.com
Sex, drugs and health inequalities: gay men and the public health system

New HIV infections amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in London are up more than 20% on last year, a trend we’ve feared based on the gay and bisexual men accessing specialist support around their drug use. It’s another example of health inequalities for people of different sexual orientations and/or gender identities.

Published
02 August 2013
From
Information Daily
Building drug detention center monitoring into Viet Nam’s grant terms, Global Fund takes step to address human rights concerns

At what point does help become harm? And at what point can funders use their clout to stop harm? Those are  questions facing health and human rights donors giving aid to countries where the people at the highest risk of disease are further threatened government laws and policies.

Published
02 August 2013
From
Science Speaks
HIV treatment has not led to increasing sexual risk-taking in rural South African communities

A study from a rural area in the province of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, has found no evidence that providing widespread antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV has led

Published
02 August 2013
By
Gus Cairns

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