Category Archives: Medicine

  1. Kenya: Testing the Integration of HIV and public healthcare

    Via PlusNews HIV could lose its “special status” in Kenya’s health system if a new pilot programme integrating HIV care and public healthcare proves successful. Traditionally, public hospitals in Kenya have a “comprehensive care clinic” (CCC) dedicated to people living with HIV; under the new system, these would no longer exist. For more than six months, the Ministry Read More >>

    Africa, antiretroviral therapy, healthcare, HIV, Kenya, Medicine, stigma
  2. HIV/AIDS: UNAIDS, activists urge countries to get clever with TRIPS

    Via PlusNews UNAIDS has released a new policy brief to help countries make intellectual property rights work for them, amid growing concern that an impending free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and India could threaten the world’s supply of generic antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. The World Trade Organization’s Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Read More >>

    ARV, drugs, HIV/AIDS, Medicine, public health, UNAIDS