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HIV in the News : Cambodian Prime Minister Launches Investigation Into Cause Of Mass HIV Infections In Rural Village

Posted on 12/19/2014 (10 reads)
CNN: Cambodia orders probe into ‘HIV village’ as more than 100 test positive “Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen has called for an inquiry into a suspected mass HIV infection in a remote village in northwestern Battambang province. The infected cases have surpassed 100 and [the virus] is believed to have been spread by contaminated needlesMore

HIV in the News : Understanding the HIV Care Continuum

Posted on 12/18/2014 (14 reads)
This fact sheet explains the various approaches and data used to develop the HIV care continuum, how it is used to improve outcomes for people living with HIV in the United States and how it helps guide the nation?s response to HIV.

HIV in the News : Global Life Expectancy Up More Than 6 Years From 1990; Southern Africa Still Facing Declines Due To HIV/AIDS, Study Shows

Posted on 12/18/2014 (12 reads)
News outlets report on a new study, led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and published in The Lancet, showing a global increase in life expectancy. Agence France-Presse: Global life expectancy rises: study “People around the world lived on average to a ripe old age of 71.5 in 2013, up from 65.3 inMore

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

Posted on 6/4/2012 (1799 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 (1339 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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