Self-care: A Critical Answer to COVID-19 By Sandy Garcon, Senior Manager, Advocacy and Communications, PSI Global health experts from around the world are joining the first-ever virtual World Health Assembly (WHA) to discuss one topic – COVID-19. While the topic this year is limited to one virus it will touch on many aspects of the…

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  Coordinating closely with U.S. bilateral programs–the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the US Agency for International Development’s TB Program, and the President’s Malaria Initiative–the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and partners have saved 27 million lives worldwide since 2002. Every three years, the Global Fund runs a Replenishment campaign…

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This blog post was written by Revati Chawla, Lead-Prevention Programming at the International HIV/AIDS Alliance. The International HIV/AIDS Alliance’s mission is to put communities at the centre of the  HIV/AIDS response in order to provide effective local solutions; as they work  to end AIDS through community action. They are a 2018 Global Health Council Member.…

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This article originally appeared on the Hill on June 12 and was co-written by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FLA.), Co-Chair of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus, and Charles Lyons, President & CEO of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. EGPAF is on a mission to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through groundbreaking research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. They are…

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This article was originally published in Global Health NOW.  The article is around a WHA side-event organized by Global Health Council & partners. Global Health NOW has gathered thousands of subscribers worldwide who rely on it as a source for their global health news. The mobile-ready website globalhealthnow.org came online in March 2015, delivering more exclusive…

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This blog post was written by Carmen Villar, MPH, Deputy Director for Strategy, Policy and Communication, at the the Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [supsystic-gallery id=4 position=center] Opinion polls show that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the federal government’s most admired and trusted agencies. Since its founding in…

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This guest post was written by Kat Kelley, Senior Program Assistant at Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), and originally appeared on GHTC’s website. 2016 was a year that ushered in significant shifts in the global health landscape. We witnessed the waning of the Ebola epidemic and the waxing of the Zika outbreak; important leadership changes…

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This Q&A was prepared by GHC Member, Education Development Center and originally appeared on the EDC website. In this Q&A, EDC’s Viwe Mtshontshi says she is optimistic that this educational approach can both prevent the further spread of HIV and change prevalent attitudes about people living with the virus. Q: Why is it so effective…

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This revised, updated and expanded advocacy toolkit from International Treatment Preparedness Coalition is designed to support communities to demand optimal HIV treatment. Topics covered in the Toolkit include: the science of HIV, the relationship between human rights and HIV treatment, and financing for health. It also highlights opportunities and barriers to scaling up treatment, as well as…

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This blog was originally posted by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and written by Isabel Garcia and Meria Million, EGPAF- Malawi  Despite Malawi’s success in expanding HIV prevention, care, and treatment services, the proportion of people living with HIV who know their HIV status is only 53%; well below the 90% target set in the country’s…

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