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HIV Working Group Releases Report On Vaccine, Microbicide Research

"Building a Comprehensive Response: Funding for HIV Vaccines, Microbicides and Other New Preventive Options: 2000 to 2006," HIV Vaccine and Microbicides Resource Tracking Working Group: The report provides estimates of investment in HIV vaccine and microbicide research and development from 2000 to 2006.

The report also includes estimates of investment in new prevention options -- including male circumcision, suppression of the genital herpes virus HSV-2, cervical barriers and pre-exposure prophylaxis.


Businesses In Fiji Should Increase Efforts To Fight HIV/AIDS

Businesses in Fiji should respond to HIV/AIDS and increase their efforts to fight the disease, delegates attending the Fiji-Australia Business Council Forum said on Monday, the Fiji Times reports. Australia's AIDS ambassador Murray Proctor at the conference said HIV/AIDS demands a response from businesses because it affects absenteeism, staffing and training.