Blogs

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Keith Martin, Zoë Mullan and Richard Horton
The Lancet Global Health
An insular, nativist, authoritarian wave has been on the rise in countries around the world. These movements play on people's fears and insecurities.
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Jon Lomøy and Mark Dybul
The Global Fund
Emerging superbugs that can resist even the most powerful antibiotics and medical treatments present one of the biggest global health threats in history.
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The Lancet HIV
The Lancet HIV
Fake news is bang on trend in 2017, but misleading headlines are nothing new to the world of medical research. An almost inevitable outcome of new advances in HIV treatment is that someone somewhere will herald each new development as a cure.
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Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, and Clifton Cortez, SOGI Advisor
World Bank Blogs
Despite some progress in the past two decades, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people continue to face widespread discrimination and exclusion around the world. Many of them suffer from punitive laws and policies, social
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Hunter Isgrig, Crowd360 Digital Campaign Producer
Crowd360
Over the past several months, climate change and HIV have been two topics Crowd 360 explored through either Live Coverage or Conversations.
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NAM aidsmap
NAM aidsmap, one of the foremost sources of HIV information in the world, strongly endorses the ‘Undetectable Equals Untransmittable’ (U=U) Consensus Statement issued by the Prevention Access Campaign.
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Michelle Li
MEASURE Evaluation
As health programs are relying more on decentralized models of care, mHealth has made it easier to collect, manage and store community-level health data.
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Anthony S. Fauci
Health Affairs Blog
Editor’s Note: This post reflects on a speech on pandemic preparedness Dr.
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Andrew Sideman, Associate Director, TechLab @ FHI 360
Gathering and measuring information in a systematic fashion enables development projects to answer relevant questions and evaluate outcomes.
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Sachin Atre
The Lancet Global Health
The article by Nicolas Menzies and colleagues (November, 2016), based on a modelling approach, concludes that most tuberculosis control interventions in South Africa, China, and India are highly cost-effective.
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Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)
The Pump
In an ideal world, numerous stakeholders contribute to policy development, including policymakers, implementers and, as importantly, the individuals and communities who will be affected by the policies.
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Sir Elton John
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
To create an AIDS-free future, it’s essential that no one gets left behind.
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Dr. Saeed Ahmed TSP Chief of Party Baylor-College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Malawi
The Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation - Malawi (BCM-CFM) is excited and humbled to have the opportunity to take over administration of the SHARE website starting April 1, 2017 from Management Sciences for Health (MSH).
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Dr. Abraar Karan and Dr. Tom Coates
PLOS Blogs
The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues as a significant public health threat around the world, most notably in Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Abraar Karan and Dr.
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Mark Dybul, Executive Director, Global Fund
The Global Fund
An indispensable element of our efforts to end HIV as an epidemic – prevention – is lagging too far behind, and allowing too many people to be infected with the virus.
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International AIDS Society (IAS)
IAS Blog
“The amount of time we spend at the health facility in the queues – a queue for triage, a queue for the nurse, a queue at the pharmacy and a queue for the labs – it's too much time. I want to come to the facility only twice a year...
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Lucy Hillier
Community Child Protection Exchange
5-Minute Reflection: How can we promote truly community-owned actions for child protection?The rise of community-based child protection policy and programming
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Andrew Weeks, Marleen Temmerman
The Lancet
The 2016 WHO guidelines on antenatal care were published earlier this month and are widely welcomed because they are not only academically robust, but also relevant to end-users and patients.
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MEASURE Evaluation
MEASURE Evaluation
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for action against the disadvantage and discrimination borne by girls.
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Jenn Warren, with reflections from Boitumelo Rakobo and Athiphila Sidondi
Grassroot Soccer
In a region where youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services
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Jim Thomas, PhD
Measure Evaluation
The 25 health indicators in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created with the hope that the global health advances of the last few decades will continue.
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Merce Gasco, Senior Technical Advisor, JSI
The Pump
More than ever before, people living with HIV in Mozambique are accessing the care they need, including Antiretroviral Therapy (ART).
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Kitta MacPherson
IAVI Report
A lead physician with the World Health Organization (WHO) says the Geneva-based group may change its guidelines for when HIV-infected individuals should start antiretroviral treatment (ART), a move that could potentially affect millions.
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Niranjan Konduri
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Developed by USAID’s Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program,