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Gender Programming and Practices: Practical Approaches for Integration With HIV and AIDS

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For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.

This session will focus on the U.S. Government's current strategy to address gender issues within th...

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Nurse-Monitored ART Found to Be as Safe, Effective as Therapy Monitored by Doctors in South African Trial

"HIV drugs can be administered as effectively by nurses as by doctors, a finding that could yield major benefits in the fight against AIDS in Africa," according to a study published online Wednesday in the Lancet60894-X/abstract), Agence France-Press...

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Africa: New Vaginal Ring Borrows From Birth Control to Fight AIDS

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) is launching the first clinical trial in Africa of a vaginal ring to help combat HIV infection.

The double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of the ring will occur at research centers i...

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African AIDS Vaccine Conference Addresses Future Trials in Africa, Lower Participation Rates Among Women

During the Forum of the African AIDS Vaccine Program (AAVP) in Kampala, Uganda, on Wednesday, Alan Bernstein, the director of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, discussed ongoing efforts to launch an experimental HIV vaccine trial -- similar to the r...

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HIV/AIDS Leading Cause of Death Among Women Ages 15-44, WHO Study Shows

In follow-up coverage to the WHO's report on women's health, several news outlets examine the impact HIV/AIDS is having on women around the world. "In its first study of women's health, the World Health Organization said yesterday that the AIDS virus...

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Launch of the Report on Women and Health: Today's Evidence, Tomorrow's Agenda

Excellencies, colleagues in the UN system, colleagues in public health, representatives of civil society, ladies and gentlemen,

What gets measured gets done.

I commissioned this report on women and health to gather a baseline of data about the heal...

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WHO Calls for Action Beyond the Health Sector to Improve the Health of Girls and Women

Geneva, Switzerland -- Despite considerable progress in the past decades, societies continue to fail to meet the health care needs of women at key moments of their lives, particularly in their adolescent years and in older age, a WHO report has found...

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Clinton Global Initiative Meeting Begins, Will Address Investment in Women, Girls

The Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) 2009 meeting, which begins Tuesday in New York, has added a new theme to its agenda -- "investing in women and girls to narrow the gender gap," Bloomberg reports in an article examining the conference. "In all th...

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AIDS Prevention Trial in Zimbabwe Targets Women

The US-funded Microbicide Trials Network is about to launch an AIDS prevention trial in Zimbabwe that will evaluate a microbicide and oral tablets in a single study.

The goal of the research is to determine whether certain antiretrovirals can be use...

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Female Patients' Stigma, Disclosure Concerns Reduce Their Access to HIV and TB Care in Africa, Study Shows

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at IAS 2009.

I'm Dav...