This week feels like summer in most parts of the global health world, except in
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AIDS Conference Vienna
1. Huffington Post – Great Strides in the AIDS Response — and a Need to Continue Moving Forward Together
Eric Goosby, Michel Kazatchkine, Jeffrey D. Sachs, Aaron Motsoaledi, Michel Sidibé, and Tachi Yamada; http://www.huffingtonpost.com/international-aids-conference-/great-strides-in-the-aids_b_649593.html
In this Huffington post article, authors, leaders in the fight against AIDS, are taking stocks of progress made and highlight strategies to move forward in the fight against AIDS in low income countries.
2. CGD – Does the Global Fund Reach the Most Marginalized and At-Risk Populations?
The theme of the conference is “Rights Here, Right Now,” but we know this is easier said than done. The Global Fund has to overcome challenges when it comes to reach the most vulnerable, hardest to reach. And this is particularly true in the MENA region (Middle East and
3. BMJ – Ugandan hospitals ration AIDS treatment as drugs run out
Henry Wasswa ; http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/short/341/jul20_2/c3900
While 20 000 AIDS experts gather in
4. CID Harvard – The Global Health System: Institutions in a Time of Transition
William C. Clark, Nicole A. Szlezak, Suerie Moon, Barry R. Bloom, Gerald T. Keusch, Catherine M. Michaud, Dean T. Jamison, Julio Frenk, and Wen L. Kilama
CID Working Paper No. 193 Center for International Development at
Not easy to keep track of grey literature published on global health. This series dates back to January but as we are interested in Global Health it is very relevant to us so we share the link with you.
5. NYT – Polio: Setbacks in a Mostly Successful Fight to Eliminate a Paralyzing Disease
Polio setbacks are reaching large public newspapers now. Maybe because it’s summer time, maybe by genuine interest in global public goods. Many of us have spent weeks fighting this disease. Will we get rid of it or not? What’s wrong with this?
6. KFF – AU Pre-Summit On Gender Concludes
While the AU pre summit concludes, Gawanas calls on the need for the AU to put maternal and child health at the same level as peacekeeping and election dogwatch. In the mean time, experts think that recent bombing in
7. BMC One step forward, one step sideways? Expanding research capacity for neglected diseases
Joel Lexchin ; http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/10/20
In this international health and human rights issue of the BMC, Lexchin reviews the approaches to stimulate research for neglected diseases.