Women are more vulnerable to HIV than men, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 20 Sub-Saharan African countries, more than 60 percent of the HIV affected population are women.
Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016.
Weak political commitment, inadequate resources and persistent discrimination against women and girls: these are just some reasons that many countries still don’t openly and comprehensively address sexual and reproductive health and rights. This is borne out by figures. Each year… Read More ›
With more than 70 million people reportedly infected with the HIV virus, Scientists at the NIAID Laboratory of Viral Diseases have developed a novel treatment for HIV infection. The scientists developed nucleic acids that encode novel chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) proteins that can… Read More ›
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has committed to helping eliminate Tuberculosis and improving and saving the lives of people with the disease.
The National Institutes of Health and partners have launched a large clinical trial to assess whether an experimental HIV vaccine regimen is safe and able to prevent HIV infection. The new Phase 2b proof-of-concept study, called Imbokodo, aims to enroll… Read More ›
A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention measures across communities can substantially reduce new HIV infections in a population. Investigators found that HIV incidence… Read More ›