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  • DAIDS Boss Muses on the Future of HIV Prevention Research

    Below are some of Dr. Dieffenbach’s rather intentionally provocative ideas about specific HIV prevention research candidates—challenges and promises, and the questions they may raise for the next clinical trial research network structure.

    17 hours ago | AVAC
  • How Harvey Weinstein Embroiled an AIDS Foundation in Conflict

    A $600,000 “shady deal” at an amfAR fundraiser leads to investigations and resignations.

    19 October 2017 | Poz
  • Patients risk being left behind as foreign donors pull the plug on HIV/AIDS in Vietnam

    Vietnam is facing an administrative nightmare as a result of transitioning its HIV/AIDS treatment program to health insurance as foreign funds will come to a full stop in 2020 as Vietnam has reached middle income status.

    18 October 2017 | VN Express
  • Fuming about Funding

    This blog is going to be a rant. It’s based on my observations over the last couple of decades as our sterling third sector organisations (they were called ‘Vol Orgs’ back then) have faced more and more hurdles to survive. The Chief Executives spend the majority of their time writing funding applications late into the night and over the weekends, chasing smaller and smaller grants. That’s less time on strategic planning of service development and even less time supporting the development of their staff and volunteers.

    16 October 2017 | Pink Therapy
  • EJAF announces bold new funding initiatives to combat HIV epidemics in Eastern Europe/Central Asia and in the U.S.

    The Elton John AIDS Foundation today announced new funding initiatives to increase advocacy and service delivery for people living with and at-risk for HIV and hepatitis C. In Eastern Europe, we will launch the Key Populations Fund for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA KP Fund), focused on prevention and treatment of HIV for individuals most vulnerable to the HIV epidemic in the region: people who use drugs, sex workers, and gay and bisexual men in the region.

    10 October 2017 | EJAF
  • Appropriations committees in U.S. Congress vote to maintain funding for Global Fund and PEPFAR

    The appropriations committees in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have approved funding for global health programs for the fiscal year 2018 at about the same levels as the previous year. In so doing, the committees ignored the budget proposed by President Donald Trump which called for cuts of $2.5 billion overall, including $225 million less for the Global Fund and $1 billion less for PEPFAR.

    04 October 2017 | Global Fund Observer
  • Single-pill HIV treatment to save SA R11bn – health ministry

    A single-pill HIV treatment is expected to be introduced in 2018 and is projected to save SA about R11bn over the following six years, the health ministry announced on Friday.

    25 September 2017 | News24
  • PEPFAR strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic

    The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS epidemic under a strategy unveiled on Tuesday. President Donald Trump’s administration requested the program be cut by $1 billion earlier this year but the Senate Appropriations Committee voted last week to keep funding largely unchanged at roughly $6 billion.

    19 September 2017 | Reuters
  • Bill Gates: Don't expect charities to pick up the bill for Trump's sweeping aid cuts

    Head of world’s largest private philanthropic organisation speaks out as report shows progress on reducing extreme poverty under threat.

    13 September 2017 | The Guardian
  • Melinda Gates decries ‘loss of U.S. leadership’ in global aid

    Melinda Gates is calling on world leaders to step up global aid funding, saying “a loss of U.S. leadership” is resulting in “confusion and chaos” in some of the most vulnerable corners of the planet.

    13 September 2017 | Washington Post
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