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Epidemiologic primer: Museveni confuses cause with effect

From the KaiserNetwork | Some Health Workers Criticize Ugandan President’s Comments About Condoms, HIV Prevalence, Washington Post Reports Recent statements by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that the country’s HIV prevalence rate increased with wider access to condoms have “raised some brows” among health professionals, the Washington Post reports. When Uganda’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts began in the […]

AIDS and Security

A July event at the Council on Foreign Relations looked at the links between HIV and Security. Video, audio, and transcripts are available here. Comments forthcoming…

Vaccines and Bond Markets

This from the Times: Britain, France, Spain, Italy and Sweden will announce an agreement on Friday to raise almost $4 billion on the bond markets for an enormously expanded use of vaccines across the developing world. The World Health Organization estimates this undertaking will save the lives of five million children over the next decade. […]