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HIV in the News : AFP Reports On Ugandan Town Heavily Affected By HIV/AIDS

Posted on 4/23/2014 (3 reads)
Agence France-Presse: Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS “When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV…” (Leroux-Nega, 4/23).kL-pepqCngA

HIV in the News : Tackling Food Security Is Critical To HIV Response

Posted on 4/23/2014 (3 reads)
Scientific American: Beyond medicine: Delivering on the promise of food security in the context of the AIDS epidemic Suneetha Kadiyala, senior lecturer in nutrition-sensitive development at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Rahul Rawat, research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute “…There remain stark inequities in who becomes newly infectedMore03Aiqhch6kM

HIV in the News : New MMWR: Revised Surveillance Case Definition for HIV Infection ? United States, 2014

Posted on 4/11/2014 (8 reads)
This document updates the surveillance case definitions published in 2008. It addresses multiple issues, the most important of which was the need to adapt to recent changes in diagnostic criteria.

HealthHIV Media Releases : HealthHIV Expands Workforce, Prevention and Capacity Building Expertise

Posted on 6/4/2012 (907 reads)

WASHINGTON, DC - HealthHIV announces the addition of the following staff: Julio Fonseca as Workforce Training Manager; Shauna Cooper, MPH, as Capacity Building Manager; and Marissa Tonelli as Prevention and Policy Manager. The national HIV non-profit also announces the promotions of Michael Shankle, MPH, to Director of Prevention and Policy, and Nicholas Welch, MPH, to Director of Research and Evaluation.

HealthHIV Advocacy : HealthHIV Executive Director Testifies Before FDA Panel

Posted on 5/17/2012 (563 reads)

On May 15th, HealthHIV Executive Director Brian Hujdich testified before an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to recommend approval of OraSure Technologies Inc.'s at-home HIV test. In oral testimony Hujdich urged the panel to approve the OraQuick In-Home HIV test for market. The expert panel approved the In-Home HIV test unanimously. The OraQuick test must next be approved by FDA regulators. If approved the test kit, which would sell for less than $60, will be available in drug stores and other retailers. Click here....


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