Monday
Dec 01
2014

Improving Access to Viral Load Testing for HIV Patients in Developing Countries

In July of 2013, an important step was taken for the 35 million people living with HIV when the World Health Organization recommended viral load testing as the gold standard to monitor patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART).

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Credit: Rebecca E. Rollins / Partners In Health
Wednesday
Oct 15
2014

Ebola Does Not Need to Be a Death Sentence

Paul Farmer, Co-Founder of Partners in Health, and Rajesh Panjabi, Clinical Fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, discuss how strengthening health systems can save lives in the face of the Ebola epidemic.

Responding to the Ebola Crisis in Liberia

Sep 29, 2014
In recent weeks, the Ebola crisis has begun to rapidly intensify in Liberia and across West Africa, with the most recent estimates from CDC suggesting that the virus could infect anywhere from 550,000 to 1.4 million people across the region over the coming months.

Leveraging Resources to Fight Ebola

Sep 26, 2014
Aid efforts to increase the flow of resources into Ebola-affected areas have been limited by several factors that have arisen since the outbreak’s spread: commercial passenger and cargo flights have been severely restricted, prices have spiked on the few remaining commercial transport options, and the affected countries have by necessity diverted existing health budgets to combat the crisis, deferring essential action on other health priorities.