Navigation Links
Shifting Scientific, Health Priorities and Global Economic Downturn Impact Investment in HIV Prevention R&D
Date:7/20/2009

New report finds first decline in HIV vaccine R&D investment in a decade

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report on investment in HIV prevention research in 2008 finds that HIV vaccine research funding levels decreased for the first time since investment trends have been tracked. This may have been influenced by shifts in scientific priorities, the declining economy and competing priorities in the larger global health agenda. Despite this decrease, the overall trend since 2000 has been of increasing investment for experimental biomedical prevention strategies.

The report, Adapting to Realities: Trends in HIV Prevention Research Funding 2000 to 2008, was released at the 5(th) International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Cape Town South Africa by the HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Resource Tracking Working Group. It is available online at www.hivresourcetracking.org.

The report identified investments of almost $1.2 billion in HIV prevention research in 2008, of which $868 million supported vaccine R&D, and $244 million supported microbicide R&D, while other HIV prevention R&D received much lower levels of funding. AIDS vaccine research declined for the first time since 2000, falling by ten percent from 2007 levels. At the same time, funding for both microbicides and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) increased by eight and 13 percent, respectively.

Funding for HIV prevention research remains a relatively small percentage of the overall response to HIV/AIDS. A recent report released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and UNAIDS documented commitments from the developed world for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention programs in developing countries of
'/>"/>

SOURCE AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Video: The Shifting Landscape of Health Care Fraud and Regulatory Compliance
2. Could new discovery about a shape-shifting protein lead to a mighty morpheein bacteria fighter?
3. Michigan State Medical Society Will Present How VEBA is Shifting Michigans Health Care Gears
4. HIV shifting from most to least educated in sub-Saharan Africa
5. AUDIO from Medialink and GlaxoSmithKline: Shifting Your Focus for a Lighter, Healthier New Year
6. Shape Shifting on Veterans Day
7. ABAXIS Announces Contract Manufacturing Agreement with SA Scientific, Ltd.
8. Dr. Ajrawats Air-Pulse Autonomic Meditation Therapy, a Revolutionary, Scientific, Meditation Therapy, Receives Patent Trademark
9. A Simple Weight Loss Diet: Scientific, Safe and Basically Free
10. reThinking eHealth Webinar Announced: Hospital Marketing in the eHealth Era
11. Recession Takes Toll on Childrens Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... That’s right, the STASH awards ... awards? The Significant Technological Achievements in Secretive Horticulture (or STASH) Awards, featured in ... products that have stood the test of time. These include lighting products, organic ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... , ... When the weather turned hot and warm-season turfgrasses, such as zoysia ... Leisure Time(TM) zoysia . It's nicknamed LTZ(TM) for short. Incidentally, both names are ... type of sod, Super-Sod is giving away red Adirondack chairs with the Leisure Time ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... August 01, 2015 , ... Super Bowl 50 will ... National Football League’s biggest day each year is the Super Bowl. In the two weeks ... takes place from the host venue. The 2016 Super Bowl game will mark the 50th ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Precision Aesthetics is New York’s only Thermage ... also the first provider of Exilis non-surgical fat reduction in New York. Due ... attracted a large International clientele. Many patients travel to New York to get ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... store run by GoodThreads. The store can be accessed by visiting http://www.curemeso.org/store ... of which are customizable. The best part: whenever a product is purchased, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The High Times S.T.A.S.H. Awards Are in, Guess Who Took Home the Prize for “Best Grow System” 2Health News:Super-Sod Introduces Leisure Time(TM) Zoysia Grass with an Adirondack Chair Promotion 2Health News:Cheap 2016 Super Bowl Tickets at Levi's Stadium: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Super Bowl 50 Tickets in Santa Clara, CA at Levi's Stadium 2Health News:Mesothelioma Organization Launches New Store 2Health News:Mesothelioma Organization Launches New Store 3
... method could boost survival, German study shows , ... approach to performing radical hysterectomy in early-stage cervical ... and local tumor recurrence, a German study shows. ... is a modified version of traditional radical hysterectomy. ...
... Plan Takes Holistic Approach in Seeking New Solutions to Improve ... Calif., June 1 More than 200 physicians and nurses ... to address a myriad of issues surrounding geriatric care in ... dementia and prostate cancer to more process-oriented issues such as ...
... advances in polyp detection, assessment of colorectal cancer risk, ... at Digestive Disease Week 2009 (DDW ... detected during colonoscopy and the risk associated with developing ... of follow-up preventive colonoscopy. New research also examines the ...
... in a fetus,s heartbeat can indicate distress, but currently ... except during labor, when it could be too late ... Now, a new system developed by an MIT scientist ... monitoring of the fetal heartbeat. The additional researchers are ...
... John Hancock AnnuityNote Variable Annuity offers a simplified solution to ... with downside protection , , - Simple A share ... today announced the launch of a new retirement income product ... a broader market beyond the reach of traditional variable annuities. ...
... Association Support Award to Recognize Critical Role of Pharmacists in ... June 1 Eisai Inc., in coordination with ... their caregivers across America to nominate local pharmacists for the ... R ecognition of E xcellence.) Pharmacy Award. This ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Physicians Join With National Healthcare Leaders to Explore New Ways to Enhance Geriatric Care in America 2Health News:Physicians Join With National Healthcare Leaders to Explore New Ways to Enhance Geriatric Care in America 3Health News:New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer 2Health News:New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer 3Health News:New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer 4Health News:New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer 5Health News:New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer 6Health News:New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer 7Health News:MIT: New system monitors fetal heartbeat 2Health News:MIT: New system monitors fetal heartbeat 3Health News:John Hancock Launches New Retirement Income Solution 2Health News:John Hancock Launches New Retirement Income Solution 3Health News:John Hancock Launches New Retirement Income Solution 4Health News:John Hancock Launches New Retirement Income Solution 5Health News:Call for Nominations for the 2009 C.A.R.E. Pharmacy Award 2Health News:Call for Nominations for the 2009 C.A.R.E. Pharmacy Award 3
(Date:7/31/2015)... 2015 According to a new ... (Bioimpedance Analyzers (BIA), Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA), Skinfold Calipers, ... Analysis & Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... Million 2014 and is estimated to grow to $1,425.7 ... from 2014 to 2019. Browse 41 ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... DIEGO , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... it has signed a definitive agreement to ... of non-invasive ventilation and sleep-disordered breathing medical ... clinical, innovation and market reputation in China, combined with ResMed,s global leadership in ... people in China ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... IRVINE, Calif. , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Novartis /Alcon executives have recently contacted the Company ... will begin as early as Monday, August 3, ... been quoted as saying that the coming electronic ... billions of dollars over the next several years.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 2Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 3Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 4ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 2ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 3
... LLC today announced the appointment of Erica L. Mann as ... business based in Morristown, NJ, USA, with operations in more ... million.  Ms. Mann also becomes a member of the Bayer ... 14, 2011. Ms. Mann most recently served as ...
... NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: North American ... This research covers the state ... and restraints for growth, key trends, and end-user ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Erica L. Mann, Former Pfizer Executive, Appointed New President of Bayer HealthCare's Global Consumer Care Division 2Erica L. Mann, Former Pfizer Executive, Appointed New President of Bayer HealthCare's Global Consumer Care Division 3
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: