June 13, 2016 / Melvin Sanicas
Researchers from MedUni Vienna, in collaboration with Biomedizinische Forschungsgesellschaft mbH in Vienna, have developed the world's first vaccine against Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) and successfully tested it in a Phase I trial.
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July 22, 2010 / Bill Gates
As I mentioned in my speech to the
XVIII International AIDS Conference on Monday, one promising area in the fight against HIV/AIDS is antiretroviral (ARV)-based prevention: pills, injections, and gels that contain the drugs now used for treatment.
July 21, 2010 / Alkesh Wadhwani
When the Avahan team first went to an AIDS conference in Toronto, we were nervous about presenting our model of prevention to the HIV community.
July 20, 2010 / Stefano Bertozzi
Global HIV Prevention Working Group released the first comprehensive report card on global HIV prevention at the
XVIII International AIDS Conference. The Global HIV Prevention Progress Report Card 2010 noted encouraging momentum on HIV prevention, with countries and donors taking steps to strengthen HIV prevention
programs. But it was also a bit of a reality check. It warns that global HIV prevention programs aren’t having the full impact they could.
July 19, 2010 / Bill Gates
I’m honored to speak at the
XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna today. This conference marks an important turning point in the fight against AIDS.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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