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Coverage Isn't Care: Globalizing the Insurance Model Will Harm Global Public Health Img

Coverage Isn't Care: Globalizing the Insurance Model Will Harm Global Public Health

"Exportation of the insurance model to developing countries, especially at a time of global austerity, institutionalizes the retreat from the social contract at just the moment when investment in infectious diseases could result in the elimination of...

By Annette Gaudino for Treatment Action Group
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HIV/AIDS Funding Is an Investment Worth Protecting

"The return on investment in this epidemic has been high," Allison Webel writes. "HIV is now a chronic, rather than fatal, disease throughout the world. New infections are dropping, and we are closer than we have ever been to achieving our goal of th...

By Allison Webel for The Conversation
2018 Budget

Stay Vigilant: President Trump's Budget Is Just One Threat to Global HIV/AIDS Funds

President Trump's budget is viewed as "dead on arrival" by members of Congress, notes Drew Gibson. But don't be fooled, he says: Killer HIV funding threats are not going away -- and here's what you need to do about it.

By Drew Gibson
Dear UNAIDS: Magical Thinking on Who Will Fund the AIDS Response Will Not End the Epidemic Img

Dear UNAIDS: Magical Thinking on Who Will Fund the AIDS Response Will Not End the Epidemic

"New projections about what is needed to end the AIDS epidemic make completely unrealistic and unreasonable expectations about what low- and middle-income countries can and will pay -- suggesting a dangerous donor strategy in the face of high stakes,...

By Matthew Kavanagh for Health GAP
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Can We Afford to Cure HIV?

What would you be willing to pay for a cure for HIV? We bring you five fresh perspectives, from science to the streets.

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Reactions to Clinton's "AIDS-Free Generation" Speech

Translating Science Into Service Delivery to Achieve Clinton's Vision of an AIDS-Free Generation

In this post in the Huffington Post's "Impact" blog, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby responds to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham C...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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HIV Prevention: A Changing Outlook

Introduction AIDS Vaccines

The Thai Trial: A Shot in the Arm Other Vaccines Why Has AIDS Vaccine Research Been so Challenging? What's Next?

PrEP

Can a Pill a Day Prevent HIV?

Microbicides

Hope in 2010 Rectal Microbicides

Conclusion ...

By Deirdre Grant and Sarah Littlefield, M.P.H. for ACRIA and GMHC
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Cruising With Lazarus: The Fourth Annual "Just Shut Up" Awards

Every year, people all over the world say stridently stupid, misinformed or absurd things about HIV and AIDS. Here's a list of some folks who make you wonder what, if anything, they were thinking before they opened their mouths in 2004. Their comme...

By David Salyer for AIDS Survival Project
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Prevention vs. Treatment?

Global AIDS: Myths and Facts

Moral and Social Crises The Limits of Prevention Treatment/Prevention Synergy Treatment Programs Create Political Leverage HIV/AIDS and Health Care in an Unequal World References

Myth: The best way to control ...

By Alexander Irwin, Dorothy Fallows and Joyce Millen for South End Press
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Abstinence, Monogamy and Sex

"Perhaps one of the best examples of ideology impeding sound public-health policy is the current US administration's insistence that both US and international sex education programmes promote the view that the only sensible approach to avoiding unwan...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network