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Category: Health

The Global Gag Rule and the Implications for Sexual and Reproductive Health

13 March 2018

Written by Jenna Joffe on behalf of Creative Consultants & Development Works In his first week in office in 2017, United States President Donald Trump issued a memorandum to reinstate and expand the “Global Gag Rule”. He announced that he would be severing all US funding to organisations that “perform […]

Congratulations Duduzile! Our ‘lucky’ tablet winner

23 May 2017

Creative Consulting and Development Works was asked by the nonprofit organization, Management Sciences for Health, to conduct research on a newly developed movie targeting youth aged 18 to 35. The movie titled, The Lucky Specials, is a feature-length film (+- 2 hours) combining the best of fiction and nonfiction storytelling to demystify […]

September Edition of HIV this Month

25 September 2014

      Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 9th issue of HIV this month 2014! On 16th September, the 69th UN General Assembly commenced in New York. Among other issues, rising concerns for the outbreak of Ebola in western Africa took center stage. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon […]

August Edition of HIV this Month

1 September 2014

  HIV this month. Issue no. 8. August 2014 Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 8th issue of HIV this month 2014! In July the Mississippi child was reported found with detectable virus after 27 months of being “in remission”, off-treatment and with undetectable virus.  In this light, […]

Starving, but not from lack of food

14 August 2014

Fascinating research findings from UNICEF and the Public Health Foundation of India comparing sanitation and growth stunting in India and Sub-Saharan Africa. Poor sanitation in India may be causing bacteria to eat away at children   By Gardiner Harris, International New York Times He wore thick black eyeliner to ward […]

July Edition of HIV this Month

5 August 2014

HIV this month. Issue no. 7. July 2014 Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 7th issue of HIV this month 2014! The Melbourne AIDS 2014 conference started on a sad note with the catastrophic loss of flight MH 17. While the mood was sombre, participants acknowledged the lives […]

Education was my Saving Grace: Interview with Author Maria Phalime

8 July 2014

After several years of practising medicine, Soweto-born  Maria Phalime reached a realisation that it was time for her to put her career as a doctor behind her (she quit). Today, Maria is an acclaimed award-winning author of a non-fiction memoir, Postmortem: The Doctor Who Walked Away, based in Cape Town. […]

June Edition of HIV this Month

30 June 2014

      UNAIDS Science now HIV this month. Issue no. 6. June 2014 [pdf] Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 6th issue of HIV this month 2014! This month, you might be interested in a policy forum article on HIV treatment-as-prevention research at a crossroads by Till […]

May Edition of HIV this Month

2 June 2014

  HIV this month. Issue no. 5. May 2014 Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 5th issue of HIV this month 2014! UNAIDS co-presented with the New York Academy of Sciences a symposium on HIV2014: Science, Community and Policy for Key Vulnerable Populations on 5 May.  Following this, […]

April Edition of HIV this Month

2 May 2014

      HIV this month. Issue no. 4. April 2014 Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 4th issue of HIV this month 2014! UNAIDS ran a web story on Experts call for accelerating progress towards universal HIV treatment access this month to examine the latest evidence of […]