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Scott McQuade
Attended Warwick Business School
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"all this drives Big Pharma mad"
India’s innovative patent system has brought cheap generic drugs to millions. Now it’s under threat — because the Hindu right is obsessed with cows.
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The Clinton Foundation might be committed to doing good around the world, but Hillary Clinton’s critics see it as a ripe target to bring down the presumptive Democratic nominee. Republican Donald Trump recently charged that some countries who gave money to the foundation received favorable treatment in return. For anyone who hasn’t heard about the Clinton Foundation, it’s the signature project to reduce poverty and improve global health created b...
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The value of edutainment
"viewers of MTV Shuga are twice as likely to get tested for HIV"
MTV Shuga launched in Kenya back in 2009 and now airs in 73 countries.
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Blood transfusion remains a source of HIV infection globally... even with simple technology and systems available to prevent it.
Even though paying donor for donating blood is illegal but a larger section of people coming from the lower strata donates blood to earn immediate money.
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US international HIV funding has remained essentially flat since 2010.
This fact sheet provides an updated overview of federal funding for HIV/AIDS, highlighting key domestic and global HIV/AIDS programs and comparisons over time.
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HIV treatment is at record levels, but still millions short.
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Let's talk about sex
Bold words from the First Lady of Kenya.
"We need to talk about sex, about HIV, about drugs, and about a whole host of issues where our silence as adults and as a society, might be killing our youth and our kids"
Adolescents are still at risk of contracting and succumbing to HIV/Aids despite interventions to curb the scourge, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta said on Wednesday.She said that since the discovery of the disease in the 1980s, the fight against HIV has been partially won following reduction of stigma, increased access to ARVs and sharing of correct information.The first lady said that more still needs to be done towards rallying resources within re...
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"The medicines and know-how are there, but in many countries the money and political will are not."
The medicines and know-how are there, but in many countries the money and political will are not.
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"I was still hung up in the fear and the stigma"
With his revelation, Bob Poe hopes to break down lingering misconceptions and stigma.
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Young people are the answer to ending the AIDS epidemic. Preventing infections among young girls in particular, and among all youths as they become sexually active, will help the world reach ambitious targets. But it is not that easy. "Without access to sexual education or participation of key populations and young people, the goals are unrealistic", say youth reps. 
Young people are disproportionately affected by HIV, yet their concerns about sexual education, and discrimination of key populations were ignored at the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on ending AIDS. Although the overall number of AIDS-related deaths is down 35 percent since 2005, ...
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Women are at greatest risk of HIV infection in the locations with the highest rate of infections. Relatively little has been done to resolve their specific needs.
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  • Warwick Business School
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Scott McQuade advocates on health and development
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Scott McQuade advocates on health and development. Twitter: @SEMcQ

Private account. about.me/scott.mcquade

For a curated magazine of HIV & AIDS news, science, policies and opinions, see my flipboard: http://flip.it/MVPO3
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Climbed Mt Fuji. Survived brain surgery, relatively intact. 3 wonderful kids, thanks to my wife. Dual citizen of New Zealand and Australia. Vegetarian.
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Geneva
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Wellington - Auckland - London - Vienna - Bonn - Tokyo - Prague - Brisbane - Sydney - Singapore - Melbourne