AVAC AIDS Vaccine Handbook; U.N. Millennium Project Report on Fighting AIDS in Developing World
- "AIDS Vaccine Handbook: Global Perspectives," AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition: The handbook, which was released in conjunction with the eighth annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, aims to provide an overview of the key scientific, political, social, ethical and economic challenges of vaccine research (AVAC release, 5/17).
A kaisernetwork.org HealthCast of a panel discussion marking HIV/AIDS Vaccine Awareness Day and the launch of the AVAC report, titled "The Road to an AIDS Vaccine: Where We Are and Where We Need To Go," will be available online after 9:00 a.m. ET Thursday, May 19.
- "Combating AIDS in the Developing World," U.N. Millennium Project: The 178-page report from the Working Group on HIV/AIDS of the project's Task Force on HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB and Access to Essential Medicines examines the world's progress toward meeting the U.N. Millennium Development Goal of halting and beginning to reverse the spread of HIV by 2015 (U.N. Millennium Project Web site, 5/18).