LifeGuide [Under Reported] Military Medicine Two leaders on the front lines of HIV research often go unrecognized by Mariel Selbovitz, MPH The U.S. is the global leader in the fight to end the AIDS crisis, funding seventy percent of all HIV treatment, care and prevention worldwide. Almost universally, when people think of the most important [...]
Treatment Horizons by Chael Needle Hill & Mountain? Weakened federal support of HIV/AIDS services puts our health at risk President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget plan includes increases in funding for ADAP and the various components of Ryan White and sustained or increased funding for CDC prevention services, HOPWA, and NIH and the Veterans Administration. [...]
MTV Steps Up the Fight Against HIV with Shuga: Love, Sex, Money by Chip Alfred You might call it the Kenyan version of Gossip Girl—a serial drama centered on a group of good-looking twentysomethings pursuing their dreams, looking for love, and living life in the fast lane. The difference is that Shuga is much more than [...]
Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren Who will pay for the “AIDS-Free generation” in a world facing financial crisis? Secretary of State Clinton’s now-famous November 8 speech at the NIH has promoted the “new” idea of an “AIDS-Free Generation.” The State Department swears this can happen as a result of their new three-point program. The [...]
On June 17, weeks after the U.S. announced that the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) would not significantly increase its funding to Africa, thousands of South African protesters marched on the U.S. consulate in Johannesburg.