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Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:03
Even after the World Health Organization's that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, Laurie Garrett and Maxine Builder argue in the Sunday Express that there is no clear framework for leadership in a globalized epidemic such as this, and without it, the response will be ineffective and Ebola will quickly spiral further out of control.
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:15
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made...
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Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:33
Even after the World Health Organization's that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, Laurie Garrett and Maxine Builder argue in the Sunday Express that there is no clear framework for leadership in a globalized epidemic such as this, and without it, the response will be ineffective and Ebola will quickly spiral further out of control.
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:05
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response—even as the systems for collecting this data continue to ...
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The 'tampon' that could help prevent HIV

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 08:00
A new way to protect against HIV and sexually transmitted infections - and the method will be familiar to many women.
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How A Dissolvable 'Tampon' Could One Day Help Women Stop HIV

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 18:00
Engineers have come up with an experimental technology that could make HIV prevention as easy as using a tampon. It's based on an ultrafine fabric that's thinner than a human hair.
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Yahoo News - Microbicides - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:33
Even after the World Health Organization's that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, Laurie Garrett and Maxine Builder argue in the Sunday Express that there is no clear framework for leadership in a globalized epidemic such as this, and without it, the response will be ineffective and Ebola will quickly spiral further out of control.
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UW Researchers Created a Quick Dissolving, HIV Fighting Tampon

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:02
Yes, the idea of a "dissolving tampon" may seem horrifying, but it actually might save lives. Doctoral student Cameron Ball and bioengineering professor Kim Woodrow from the University of Washington have developed a tampon that can discretely dissolve high doses of HIV fighting microbicides in the vagina in six minutes.
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New dissolving “tampons” could protect women against HIV

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:00
A new form of PrEP is just for women -- but it could also be a way to protect against unplanned pregnancy
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Longtime vision leads to Ebola serum

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:01
Mapp Biopharmaceutical focuses on public-health diseases given short shrift by larger companies.
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Yahoo News - Microbicides - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:33
The Dual-Use Research: Repercussions for Security roundtable series examined issues of dual-use research of concern, synthetic biology, do-it-yourself biology, and international governance and oversight.
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Longtime vision leads to Ebola serum

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:13
Mapp focuses on public-health diseases given short shrift by larger companies.
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Yahoo News - Microbicides - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:18
The Dual-Use Research: Repercussions for Security roundtable series examined issues of dual-use research of concern, synthetic biology, do-it-yourself biology, and international governance and oversight.
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Obama and African leaders to discuss U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09
PEPFAR has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives, but its budget has been reduced.
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Obama and African leaders to discuss U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09
PEPFAR has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives, but its budget has been reduced.
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Obama and African leaders to discuss U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09
PEPFAR has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives, but its budget has been reduced.
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Obama and African leaders to discuss U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09
PEPFAR has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives, but its budget has been reduced.
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Obama and African leaders to discuss U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09
PEPFAR has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives, but its budget has been reduced.
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Obama and African leaders to discuss U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09
PEPFAR has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives, but its budget has been reduced.
Categories: Microbicides

Obama and African leaders to discuss U.S. funding for HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 18:09
PEPFAR has been one of the most successful foreign policy initiatives, but its budget has been reduced.
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