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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 […]

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 […]

UNAIDS NYAS Symposium: HIV2014

29 April 2014 UNAIDS HIV 2014 Symposium

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is co-presenting with the New York Academy of Sciences a symposium on HIV2014: Science, Community and Policy for Key Vulnerable Populations on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 08h00-15h00 (EDT) [14h00-21h00 CEST] at the New York Academy of Sciences Conference Center in New […]

February Edition of HIV this Month

1 March 2014

Each month, we bring you the newest edition of the UNAIDS HIV this month newsletter. Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the second issue of HIV this month 2014! This month you might be interested in a perspective by Anthony Fauci and Hilary Marston, Ending AIDS – is an […]

Evaluation of the EDCTP Ethics grants programme

19 February 2014

EDCTP Plus (from the January 2014 EDCTP Newsletter) In 2013, EDCTP commissioned a comprehensive evaluation of the EDCTP ‘Ethics’ grants programme for strengthening research ethics review in sub-Saharan Africa. All 75 EDCTP funded ethics projects were analysed. The desktop review covered all 75 projects and included analysis of project proposals, […]