Cardiopulmonary dysfunction in perinatally HIV-infected South African adolescents on antiretroviral therapy: baseline findings from the Cape Town Adolescent Antiretroviral Cohort.
CONCLUSIONS: Despite being on ART, cardiopulmonary dysfunction occurs in an appreciable proportion of perinatally HIV-infected adolescents but no significant difference to uninfected controls. This finding requires further exploration. Factors associated with dysfunction may be amenable to public health interventions to reduce cardiopulmonary disease in this population. PMID: 31291058 [PubMed - in process]
[The Herald] Zimbabwe has paid US$300 000 to the Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria in addition to another US$200 000 which was paid a fortnight ago for its 2017-2019 commitment.
[Cameroon Tribune] The event which was yesterday, October 10, 2019 presided over by the French President, Emmanuel Macron ended with donors attaining the 14 billion dollar target.
[Cameroon Tribune] President Biya yesterday October 09, 2019 joined other Heads of State, governments and delegates at the Lyon Convention Centre to step up the fight against the three killer diseases.
[Nation] Kenya will contribute $6 million (Sh623 million) to programmes to fight Aids, tuberculosis and malaria as other international donors made pledges for the next three years to help fight the epidemics.
[Global Fund] Lyon, France -In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged US$14.02 billion for the next three years - the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization, and the largest amount by the Global Fund. The funds will help save 16 million lives and end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.
[New Times] Rwanda has heeded Global Fund's appeal to raise at least $14 billion to step up the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria by contributing $2.5 million (about Rwf2.3 billion).
Conclusion There should be integration between tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS control programs, as well as other services of health care networks and social support network for the provision of actions and services that address social, economic and heal th needs, aiming at the adequate follow-up of TB-HIV co-infection cases and the achievement of favorable tuberculosis outcomes in people living with HIV.
French President Emmanuel Macron says a conference of the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria has raised at least $13.92 billion for the next three years
Donors have pledged just over $14 billion for the next three years to save 16 million lives and help end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.
[Cameroon Tribune] President Paul Biya and wife, Chantal who arrived in Lyon yesterday, October 08, will be participating fully in the international fund raising initiative.