HIV & AIDS

Deal reached for generic drug to prevent HIV infection

A deal has been reached to allow for distribution of a low-cost generic version of a long-term preventative treatment against HIV in low-income countries where most of the world's infections occur, Unitaid and the Medicines ...

Vaccination

New vaccines and old can curb drug resistance

Trials of new vaccine candidates must be accelerated and existing vaccine use stepped up to prevent life-threatening infections that can no longer be beaten by antimicrobial medicines, the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

Health

Preventing adverse birth outcomes could boost education, income

Reducing the excess prevalence of low birthweight, preterm birth or small-for-gestational-age birth in low- and middle-income countries may lead to substantial long-term human capital gains when it comes to both long-term ...

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