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News
January 26, 2015

Bill Gates believes that a vaccine and new intensive drugs to combat HIV should be available by 2030 and end most new cases of the virus that has killed millions in the past three decades.

Resource
January 14, 2015

The U.S. Government is committed and working toward the goal of Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths (EPCMD) in a generation. In June of 2014, the U.S.

Event
November 12, 2014

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.

News
November 11, 2014

Helminth infections are common in tropical and subtropical areas of the globe. Worldwide, more than 2 billion people are infected with at least one helminth species.[1] These areas of heavy helminth burden have significant geographic overlap with a high prevalence of HIV-1 infection.

Event
October 31, 2014

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major international AIDS conference which takes place in Africa biennially. The conference theme “AIDS in Post 2015: Linking Leadership, Science & Human Rights”, coincides with the MDG target year

Resource
October 20, 2014

Donor funding for HIV programs has flattened out in recent years, which limits the ability of HIV programs worldwide to achieve universal access and sustain current progress. This study examines alternative mechanisms for resource mobilization.

Resource
October 3, 2014

The Xpert MTB/RIF assay is an accurate test for the diagnosis of tuberculosis when an adequate sputum sample can be obtained; even in smear-negative tuberculosis the sensitivity is about 67%. Although the assay turnaround time is under 2 h, depending on the health-care setting, time to tuberculos

Resource
September 10, 2014

Among all health workers, nurses experience the most needle stick injuries, which expose them to over 20 blood borne pathogens, thevmost common and serious being HIV and hepatitis B and C.