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21 March 2016

ART has averted over 850,000 HIV-related opportunistic infections in low and middle income countries

Rollout of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in low and middle income countries has averted over 850,000 cases of HIV-related opportunistic infections at a saving of at least $47 million per year.

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14 March 2016

New mobile platform to improve care for people living with HIV

A new mobile platform that links people living with HIV to vital healthcare services is to be piloted in Cote d’Ivoire.

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08 March 2016

The confinement of Eve: resolving Ebola, Zika and HIV with women’s bodies?

The pattern is clear: as a new global health crisis erupts, women are placed at the centre of impact. In some cases, women are held responsible for preventing transmission. In other cases, women are expected to manage the crisis in the face of failed health systems. And if the crisis has anything to do with children, pregnancy or sex, women are held responsible for managing it.

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