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Intensive counseling on adhering to HIV treatment improves patient outcomes

Intensive counseling on the importance of adhering to HIV treatment significantly reduces poor compliance and treatment failure in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an article in PLoS Medicine March 1 by UW researcher Michael Chung and colleagues.

Global health minor launched in response to student interest

More than 200 students from disciplines across campus have enrolled in an intro course in global health offered for the first time this quarter.

Signature global health programs funded

International efforts are directed at maternal and child health, food and water security, injury control, medications, tropical medicine, and implementation science.

UW part of team to transform medical education in Africa

The funding is part of a $130 million U.S. government investment to increase the number of African health-care professionals.

UW plays leading role in Consortium of Universities for Global Health

At the first annual meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Sept. 14-16 in Bethesda, Md., it was clear that global health was not a fad — that universities were planning on a playing a huge role to match the surge in student interest. UW President Mark Emmert, participating in a panel discussion

Center for AIDS Research receives $16.5 million

By Bobbi Nodell
News & Community Relations


One of the first AIDS research centers in the country has been awarded $16.

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