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Global Fund to end funding for regional HIV programming in Africa.

The Global Fund has recently announced that its priorities for multi-country investments over the 2017-2019 funding cycle do not include HIV programs in Africa. This decision will affect eight current grants worth nearly $60 million, many of which have had less than two years of implementation

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Promising Results for Two-Drug, Long-Acting Injectable HIV Regimen

A two-drug, long-acting injectable regimen of HIV medications has demonstrated efficacy in maintaining HIV-1 viral suppression throughout almost two years of treatment. The results come from the ongoing LATTE-2 trial and were presented today at the 9th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science, in Paris.

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Transforming an NGO to a Social Enterprise; a case of Community Initiatives Concern – NGO, Kenya; a report by the British Council

In Kenya, the NGO sector is changing. Many NGOs have shut down due to a lack of sustainable funds to finance their activities. George Onyango, CEO of the Community Initiatives Concern (CINCO) is out to change this, with support from the British Council.

“To ensure sustainability of our organisation (CINCO), I have understood the need to transition from a grant-reliant organisation to a social enterprise,” said George.

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Patients with drug-resistant malaria cured by plant therapy.

Tablets made from dried leaves of the Artemisia annua plant cured 18 critically ill patients in a Congo clinic.

The results suggest a new and inexpensive treatment option for the mosquito-borne disease that affects 212 million people worldwide.

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