Improving care for sexually transmitted infections.
CONCLUSIONS: A tailored practice improvement plan can be envisioned to achieve an optimally functioning STI care continuum. PMID: 31468743 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: 19 September 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 247, Issue 3300Author(s): Clare Wilson
Condition: Healthy Interventions: Biological: Ad26.ZEBOV; Biological: MVA-BN-Filo Sponsors: Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V.; Center for Family Health Research (CFHR); Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI); Emory University Not yet recruiting
Condition: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Interventions: Biological: M72/AS01E Mycobacterium tuberculosis vaccine; Biological: Placebo Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute Not yet recruiting
Publication date: Available online 19 September 2020Source: Brain, Behavior, and ImmunityAuthor(s): Zhiwei Xing, Zejie Zuo, Dandan Hu, Xiaona Zheng, Xiao Wang, Lifang Yuan, Lihua Zhou, Fangfang Qi, Zhibin Yao
Pope Francis is urging political leaders make sure coronavirus vaccines are available to the poorest nations
President Trump acknowledged that an authorized vaccine for “every American” may not be distributed until next year. An Iranian official says the country has become a “red zone” as cases and deaths surge.
Authors: Kitchen PJ, Bärnighausen K, Dube L, Mnisi Z, Dlamini-Nqeketo S, Johnson CC, Bärnighausen T, De Neve JW, McMahon SA Abstract Achieving the United Nations' 90-90-90 goals has proven challenging in most settings and the ambitious 95-95-95 goals seem even more elusive. However, in Eswatini - a lower-middle-income country in sub-Saharan Africa with the highest HIV prevalence in the world - an estimated 92% of people living with HIV know their status. We conducted 26 in-depth interviews with stakeholders from policy, implementation, donor, local advocacy and academic sectors to elicit the facilitators ...
It's the first major deal for an inactivated virus vaccine outside China
[IPS] United Nations -- Key focuses of the upcoming 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) High Level Week will be the accessibility of vaccines and a renewed plea for a global ceasefire. "I will make a strong appeal to the international community to mobilise all efforts for the global ceasefire to become a reality by the end of the year," U.N. Secretary-General Ant ónio Guterres said on Wednesday.
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