AVAC Releases 2007 Report on AIDS Vaccine Research, Development
"Resetting the Clock," AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition: The 2007 AVAC report's three sections outlined specific deadlines and obstacles in AIDS vaccine development strategies, clinical trials and the broader field of HIV prevention. The first section discussed the progress and challenges in funding and planning for the AIDS vaccine development field and examines the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise. The report also looked at clinical trial issues, including meeting trial capacity demands, establishing plans for releasing clinical trial results, and agreeing on standards of prevention and levels of care. In addition, the report investigated existing HIV prevention methods, as well as the potential benefits of some emerging HIV prevention strategies, including male circumcision and the human papillomavirus vaccine (AVAC, "Resetting the Clock," 8/21).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.