For many, childhood is a time of wonder and ambitious dreams to travel to foreign lands and work on issues of social justice. Often times, such dreams remain unfulfilled – but, not for Peter Piot. Read more >>
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Book Review: “Tinderbox” by Daniel Halperin & Craig Timberg; Reviewed by Roxana Rogers, Paul Mahanna, David Stanton, Office of HIV/AIDS
Daniel Halperin, a medical anthropologist with a peripatetic background, including work with USAID, and Craig Timberg, a Washington Post journalist, combined impressive talent in this book, which details the unintended consequences of colonialization as it created the ideal situation for an explosive AIDS epidemic. Read more >>
I began work in USAID’s Office of HIV/AIDS this past August – and, what an exciting time it’s been! With the agency-wide shift towards program efficiency, capacity building, country ownership and sustainability, a new term has risen to prominence: implementation science. Read more >>
In Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved, Ruth Levine and the Center for Global Development’s What Works Working Group identify, describe and analyze what has had demonstrable impact, proffering crucial lessons about how to tackle challenges of HIV/AIDS, child survival and global health inequities in the future.
Dr. Emmanuel Njeuhmeli is the Senior Biomedical Prevention Advisor with USAID and Co-Chair of PEPFAR’s Male Circumcision Technical Working Group. Scientific advances in the treatment and prevention of HIV infection over the past years have created unprecedented optimism that the fight against the HIV/AIDS. Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention is one such [...]