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Grand challenges in global health : the ethical, social and cultural program.
The Grand Challenges initiative has 44 projects worldwide aimed at addressing diseases of the poor. What are the ethical, social, and cultural issues that the initiative faces?
Challenging racial stereotyping of AIDS in South Africa with prevalence of HIV in pregnant women.
(South African Medical Association / Health & Medical Publications Group., 2007)
No abstract available.
HIV testing and disclosure: a qualitative analysis of TB patients in South Africa.
(Taylor & Francis., 2007)
In South Africa, more than 60% of TB patients have HIV co-infection. Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) is critical to effective HIV prevention, and TB facilities are optimal venues for delivery of these services. ...
Adolescents and HIV clinical trials: ethics, culture, and context.
One quarter of HIV infections globally occur among young people 15-24 years of age and more than half of all new infections are to people younger than 25 years. Clearly, there is a need to identify and implement effective ...
Managing multiple and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV.
(Informa Healthcare., 2007)
Global increases in multi-drug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), are threatening both TB and HIV treatment programs worldwide. Together, they raise concerns of a global epidemic of untreatable TB. ...
Pregnancies complicated by multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in Durban, South Africa.
(International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease., 2006)
SETTING: Tertiary hospitals in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To study the impact of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) co-infection during pregnancy on maternal ...
Global epidemiology of HIV-AIDS.
(WB Saunders., 2007)
HIV, the cause of AIDS, has in the 25 years since its discovery spread rapidly to every region in the world . To date, more than 65 million people have been infected with HIV and about 25 million people have died ...
XDR-TB in South Africa : no time for denial or complacency.
On September 1, 2006, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that a deadly new strain of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) had been detected in Tugela Ferry (Figure 1), a rural town in the South African ...
Grand challenges in global health : ethical, social, and cultural issues based on key informant perspectives.
The authors interviewed key informants from the developing world and the Grand Challenges investigators to explore their ethical, social, and cultural concerns about the program.
Grand challenges in global health : engaging civil society organizations in biomedical research in developing countries.
The authors discuss the different types of civil society organizations, their role in biomedical research, and the advantages and challenges of working with them.