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Treating TB AND AIDS

Reuters has a report on a new study that suggests that treating AIDS and tuberculosis simultaneously could save more than twice as many lives as going after tuberculosis first would:
About 33 million people worldwide are infected with HIV, the AIDS virus, and 9.2 million have recently been diagnosed with lung-destroying tuberculosis, according to the World [...]

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The End of AIDS? ONE’s Analysis

As global health advocates, it’s hard to resist feeling hopeful or excited over headlines such as “Aids: is the end in sight?” and “Aids ‘could be under control worldwide in five years’”.

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Eric Goosby blogs about PEPFAR

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby has taken to the DipNote blog to broadly outline the future of the Global Health Initiative as well as State’s “PEPFAR Five-Year Strategy”.

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Putting South Africans in charge of AIDS spending

The Associated Press this morning has a report on a recent policy shift in an AIDS relief project funded by the US government.

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Renewed energy in search for AIDS vaccine

Check out this great update from Holly Wong, Vice President for Public Policy at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative:
For almost thirty years, the idea of an AIDS vaccine has been sustained by a combination of hope and tireless research. Now, recent scientific developments have reenergized the AIDS vaccine field– including the results of a recently completed AIDS vaccine trial in Thailand proving an AIDS vaccine is possible and the discovery of new powerful antibodies capable of neutralizing the HIV virus.

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U.S. Senators Send AIDS Letter to Pres. Obama

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On Friday, eight US senators sent a letter to President Obama asking him to fund global AIDS in 2011 at levels consistent with Lantos-Hyde HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria Reauthoration Act of 2008.
This is the concluding paragraph of the letter.

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