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Global health reporting

The Kaiser Family Foundation (supported by the Gates Foundation) hosts this site of news sources on global health, including upcoming events. I will add to the blogroll but here is the link to

Renewed institutional support for innovation in HIV prevention

This is reposted in full from the Lancet blog post of Aug 23th, “US$14 million grant for HIV prevention campaign”. The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition is launching a new organization to promote the development of a wide variety of HIV prevention strategies, including microbicides and oral preventive drugs. The launch of the new organization, called […]

SSRC Job opening–AIDS Coordinator

The SSRC, based in NYC, seeks a Program Coordinator to help lead and manage international policy research collaborations on HIV/AIDS and Gender and Security. The Program Coordinator will report directly to the Senior Adviser, and work closely with a small team, including the Initiative‚Äôs Senior Adviser, Program Director and other project staff. For more information […]

New APSA/ISA papers

We’ve compiled a number of new papers from recent conferences of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the International Studies Association (ISA). Older papers are available here. – Barnes, Nielan. U.S.-Mexico Collaboration: The Role of Transnational Networks in Shaping Community-Based Responses to HIV/AIDS. 2006 ISA Conference. pdf – Burchardt, Marian. Western Science vs. Local […]

May 2006 special issue on AIDS in Newsweek

I ran across this special issue on AIDS in Newsweek. It includes interviews and articles by Bill Clinton, Melinda Gates, articles on AIDS in India, and an overview of the epidemic 25 years on.

Special issue of Perspectives on AIDS

There is a special issue on AIDS in the political science journal Perspectives on Politics. Click here for a link to PDF links to all of the articles. This symposium, featured as part of the December 2006 issue of Perspectives on Politics, contains articles that explore the complex politics, history, and social dynamics of the […]

Princeton AIDS blog

Looks like we have some competition.

AIDS Program Effort Index (API)

This index tracks the level of effort countries have dedicated to combatting AIDS in their country. It’s a bit like the Transparency International Index, surveying practitioners to get their sense of the level of effort countries have dedicated to combatting the disease. Here is the summary from a website where the report is available: This […]

New Group Health Blog at the Center for Global Development

It looks like there is a competitor to us at the Center for Global Development. Check out this new group blog.

LSE Research on AIDS

The London School of Economics has a cadre of researchers focused on AIDS, many of them, Tony Barnett, Ken Shadlen, James Putzel, and Gwyn Prins with work relevant to political scientists.