- ReportBy Katherine PeckJun 30, 2015
Cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), an infectious disease that far too often strikes young women in the prime of their lives.
- ReportBy Todd SummersJun 24, 2015
On January 23, 2011, the Associated Press (AP) released an article titled “Fraud Plagues Global Health Fund.” Picked up by news agencies across the globe, it extrapolated from reports of the inspector general of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) in 2010 to imply endemic corruption across the Global Fund system.
- NewsletterJun 17, 2015
New Perspectives in Foreign Policy is published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to provide a forum for young professionals to debate issues of importance in foreign policy. Though New Perspectives seeks to bring new voices into the dialogue, it does not endorse specific opinions or policy prescriptions.
- NewsletterBy Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPHJun 7, 2015
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is caused by a mildly contagious virus that can cause a life-threatening pneumonia typically in persons with any of four pre-existing medical conditions: lung disease, kidney disease, immunodeficiency, or diabetes.
- CommentaryBy Todd Summers, Katherine PeckMay 12, 2015
India is the second-largest recipient of grant assistance from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, with a three-year allocation under its new funding mechanism of US$850 million.
- ReportMay 6, 2015
The U.S. government is a staunch supporter of the ongoing global effort to eradicate polio. It has contributed more than $2 billion to the cause, providing invaluable resources for vaccine purchases, communications, and social mobilization.
- ReportBy Katherine Bliss, Cathryn StreifelMay 5, 2015
Read the interactive version of this report at http://maternaltz.csis.org
- CommentaryBy J. Stephen Morrison, Heidi LarsonApr 29, 2015On the occasion of Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s state visit to Washington, D.C., we want to register our unequivocal support for the many Japanese medical and health professionals who are advocating for the reinstatement of a proactive recommendation of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination, which was suspended in Japan in June 2013.ReportBy Rose Wilson, Pauline Paterson, Jeremy Chiu, William Schulz, and Heidi LarsonApr 23, 2015ReportBy Janet Fleischman, Katherine PeckApr 17, 2015
The data are stark and incontrovertible: In eastern and southern Africa, girls account for 80 percent of all new HIV infections among adolescents, and HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for girls aged 15–19. With 7,000 girls and young women aged 15–24 infected every week, the goal of an AIDS-free generation cannot be achieved without a dramatic new approach to this population.