The deadline for the realization of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by countries of the world is drawing to a close in 2015. The progress on MDGs might have been with mixed results, but lot of lessons need to be learnt while we frame n
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In the year 2000, countries of the world had agreed to meet the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. Numerous consultative processes have been taking place around the world on what should be the development goals post-2015.
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The first estimates of the global burden of TB in children given by the WHO in 2012, suggested that there might be 530,000 children suffering from it. Subsequently there has been an uptake in the research in this field.
06:51 Aug 19, 2014
We know that nearly one third of the 35 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) have tuberculosis (TB), and 13% of 8.6 million new TB cases every year are HIV positive. Also 1 in 5 HIV associated deaths are due to TB.
09:31 Aug 8, 2014
Without innovation, at the current pace of HIV responses, we are likely to fail meeting the targets. We need to accelerate the search for better technologies
06:27 Aug 5, 2014
The empowering story of Esther from Indonesia, who has been a prisoner, injecting drug user, sex worker, and a person living with HIV, as told to Citizen News Service
06:12 Aug 3, 2014
Bobby Ramakant says the rate of HIV infection among key populations, including men who have sex with other men and transgender people, are alarmingly high.
16:41 Jul 30, 2014
Setting the pace for the press conference, Dr IS Gilada, President, AIDS Society of India, emphasized that collaborative activities between national TB and HIV programmes can help maximise strengthen public health outcomes.
08:24 Jul 29, 2014
Stigma related to HIV not only blocks access to existing services for key affected populations but also increases risk of HIV acquisition manifold.
07:52 Jul 29, 2014
Shobha Shukla reports that Mark Dybul, speaking at AIDS 2014, said a focus on individual human beings will work better than a disease centric approach
04:14 Jul 27, 2014
So said Helen Ayles. She was quoted by Dr Diane Havlir who was speaking in the plenary of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia. Dr Diane Havlir who is a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco,
15:35 Jul 26, 2014
TB is an infectious bacterial disease that spreads through the air. When people with pulmonary TB cough, sneeze or spit, they propel the TB germs into the air and a person needs to inhale only a few of these germs to become infected.
09:52 Jul 25, 2014
Viet Nam has made remarkable progress over the last decade in not only making harm reduction and HIV services available and accessible for people who use drugs but also reforming laws for supportive health p
06:20 Jul 25, 2014
Australia has taken a lead in supporting public health in India over the years. With XX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) being held in Melbourne.
11:46 Jul 24, 2014
Two years after launching a Combination Drug Study for TB treatment in 2010, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development raised hopes of a novel drug regimen
19:27 Jul 23, 2014
homophobia is a choice, not homosexuality; and religious scriptures teach us to be compassionate, non-judgmental and accept everyone else in totality without prejudice.
13:58 Jul 23, 2014
We cannot wait until the research and development of a product gets over and then begin figuring out how to roll it out to communities in need.
05:54 Jul 23, 2014
Tuberculosis (TB) remains the most common AIDS-defining illness and the leading cause of death in people living with HIV - 1 in 5 HIV-associated deaths in 2012...
04:53 Jul 23, 2014
The Fourth Estate dominated all comers in Wednesday evening's National Journal sponsored Political Pursuit event at Washington's Newseum.
20:11 Jul 12, 2014
Pulmonary rehabilitation is an evidence based multidisciplinary and comprehensive intervention for patients with chronic respiratory diseases who are symptomatic. individualized tr
15:38 Jul 7, 2014