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Tag archives for HIV Vaccine
Inspiration for the Journey to an HIV Vaccine
All the evidence today suggests that, if we persevere, it is just a matter of time before HIV vaccines become available. Read more >>
Microbicides, Vaccines, and TB Diagnostics Oh My! What’s New in HIV/AIDS Research?
In December 2012, USAID released a new strategy to address some of the world’s most challenging health and development issues through new technologies, research and evaluation. Read more >>
A Global Partnership for Vaccine Design
When you’re dealing with a global public health crisis, having an international presence isn’t just advisable – it is imperative. This applies as much to the development of new tools to prevent disease as it does to treatment. An AIDS vaccine candidate, for example, must be tested in the people who will eventually use it […]
Modeling Potential Impact on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
Throughout my career, I have witnessed the tremendous power of vaccines to prevent sickness and save lives – delivering incredible victories for humanity against diseases such as polio, smallpox and measles. These vaccines would not have been possible without the inspiration, persistence and courage of researchers, volunteers and health workers around the world. And so today, on HIV […]
USAID in the News
Weekly Briefing (11/28/2011 – 12/2/2011) November 29th: The Taipei Times and The China Post reports that USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah will visit Taipei, Taiwan on December 1st and 2nd. Shah is visiting Taiwan at the invitation of the American Institute in Taiwan, as part of his trip through Asia to celebrate the USAID-Taiwan relationship, […]
USAID Partner Hosts Scientific Writing Program for African AIDS Researchers
During his fellowship from September 2010 to March 2011, Mr. Randy Kaja, a Pfizer Global Health Fellow based at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) Regional Office in Kenya, has been coaching IAVI-partner scientists to develop and publish scientific articles from their research results. This effort is a part of the ongoing training and support […]
Today is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
Administrator Shah recently said that “humanity demands an AIDS vaccine” when describing USAID’s approach to high impact development. USAID and its partners continue to support the quest for a safe vaccine that could effectively prevent HIV — a search that is commemorated each year on May 18th, HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. This work is essential […]