USAID and PEPFAR's approach to pursuing HIV epidemic control is transforming lives and supporting the development of healthy, self-reliant Malawian people. This video demonstrates how partners are collaborating to bring HIV services to hard-to-reach populations, such as fishermen.
On the sidelines of the 2017 United Nations General Assembly, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the new PEPFAR Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020). New data show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in five African countries (Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe).
The TWiGH panel talks to Dr Frank Smith of the No More Epidemics Campaign and Management Science for Health (MSH) to learn more about their initiative aimed at ending epidemics. At the same time, the panel gets talking with Frank to learn more about advocacy as a career. The panel discusses International Health Regulations (IHR), pandemic prevention strategies, how to get a job in advocacy and policy area.
This infographic offers key facts about the Zika virus, tracks the increasing number of countries reporting local transmission over the past year, and breaks down how key U.S. government agencies are responding to Zika.
Introduction: At the epicentre of the HIV epidemic in southern Africa, adolescent girls and young women aged 15 -24 contribute a disproportionate 30% of all new infections and seroconvert 5 -7 years earlier than their male peers. This age sex disparity in HIV acquisition continues to sustain unprecedentedly high incidence rates, and preventing HIV infection in this age group is a pre-requisite for achieving an AIDS-free generation and attaining epidemic control.