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HIV in the News : Blog Examines South Africa?s National HIV Survey

Posted on 4/22/2014 (3 reads)
The Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks” blog examines the South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behavior Survey, 2012, and other data related to HIV/AIDS in South Africa. The blogs states, “As the report notes, the survey’s findings, which point to a continued inequitable distribution of rates of new infections … will makeMore7QeMjXkdkEA

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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