Tag Archives: 2020

Nearly a million have started taking PrEP worldwide – only a third of UNAIDS’ 2020 target

Despite the incredible efficacy of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and 78 countries currently offering PrEP in some form, its effectiveness at reducing HIV incidence in the real world has been dependent on far-reaching factors that go beyond how well PrEP is able to prevent HIV acquisition at a cellular level: political leadership, quality health services… Read More »

The 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

[unable to retrieve full-text content]What should you get for all the beloved but quirky, picky, fancy, practical or eccentric people in your life? We’ve curated the best gifts so let our experts help. Well

Voting for Health in 2020

In the 2018 mid-term elections, U.S. voters were driven to polls with health care on their minds. The key issues for health care voters were costs (for care and prescription drugs) and access (read: protecting pre-existing conditions and expanding Medicaid). Issue #2 for 2018 voters was the economy. In 2020, as voting commences in-person tomorrow… Read More »

4 UCSF Faculty Elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2020 – UCSF News Services

Four UC San Francisco faculty members are among the 100 new national and international members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health of medicine. Membership in the NAM recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service in the… Read More »