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Aidspan publishes new issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 348 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes articles…

UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urge countries in western and central Africa to step up the pace in the response to HIV for children and adolescents

DAKAR/GENEVA, 16 January 2019—At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa…

HIV control criteria: overview & expert roundtable

Although the overall number of new HIV infections has declined worldwide, it is estimated that 5000 new infections occur each day.1 With continuing progress in the implementation of treatment and prevention…

UNAIDS calls for a fully funded Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

GENEVA, 14 January 2019—As the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) launches its sixth replenishment for its next three-year funding cycle, UNAIDS is urging donors to…

Family duty is a powerful force in China. Is that why so many couples signed up for the ‘CRISPR babies’ experiment?

BEIJING — It’s been more than four years since the university student walked into an HIV testing center where Cui Zixiao worked, but he still vividly remembers what happened next.…

Global Fund announces US$14 billion target to step up the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria ahead of Lyon Conference in October 2019

PARIS, 11 January 2019 – The Global Fund today announced its fundraising target for the next three-year cycle, outlining how a minimum of US$14 billion will help save 16 million lives,…

Micro-level mapping in Zimbabwe identifies key HIV hotspots

A detailed geographic analysis of Zimbabwe’s HIV epidemic indicates the greatest concentrations of people living with HIV who lack treatment are in the country’s main cities and urban settlements. The…

Issue brief: Backing Civil Society to End the AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Epidemics

January 9, 2019 -- Friends of the Global Fight is releasing an issue brief today, “Backing Civil Society to End the AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Epidemics.” This issue brief highlights the pivotal…

January 2019 issue of The Lancet HIV now online

The Lancet HIV is an exclusively online journal dedicated to publishing original research that advocates change in, or illuminates, HIV clinical practice. It publishes translational, epidemiological, clinical, operational, and implementation…

UNAIDS leadership controversy creates north–south divide

UNAIDS head to step down early as hard-hitting panel report on his “defective leadership” triggers bitter north–south divide between donor and recipient nations. John Zarocostas reports. Download the full report,…

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