Building Alliances for World Health Funding
This key moment in history offers the chance for a breakthrough in world health for AIDS and many other conditions, as political consensus demands that over 20 million people with HIV not be left to die without treatment. We believe that instead of seeking earmarked HIV funding, the AIDS community should work through broad health alliances focusing on poor countries, to find several billion dollars a year of new funding for projects in HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, other infections, vaccines, microbicides, behavioral prevention, research, training, nutrition, clean water, and other cost-effective programs.
FDA Gives Salvage Therapy Testing a Push Forward
Pharmaceutical companies like to test their drugs in patients who are less seriously ill, so that the drugs will look good. A recent FDA meeting focused attention on the need for more trials in advanced patients, the importance of long-term safety followup for all patients, and how the necessary trials and monitoring could be conducted.
AIDSWatch May 5-8: Visit Your Representatives in Washington
The annual AIDSWatch, where hundreds of people travel to Washington to meet their political representatives, takes on special importance this year.
amfAR HIV/AIDS Treatment Directory Available
This 300-page directory explains almost all available HIV/AIDS treatments, both approved and experimental, and the major ongoing clinical trials. It also has practical reference lists and tables, and articles on current subjects.
AIDS Treatment News Publication Schedule
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