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Attention Current Nica PCVs: GLOW 2017 Applications due Nov 13th!

Dear Fellow PCVs,


GAD will be holding our 5th Annual Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World or Muchachas Guiando Nuestro Mundo) in the Tisey Reserve, south of Esteli from… 748 more words

Gender Roles

The shocking disease burden of HIV and STIs in Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) - behaviour to be discouraged.

Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) are  only 2 – 4 % of  the male population of  a country but they carry  the  burden of  sexually  transmitted  infection… 35 more words

Camp CHACA 2016: Now What?

Being a female has arguably been the most difficult part of my Peace Corps service. Before arriving to Nicaragua, I was aware that women filled more traditional roles and that machismo was engrained in the culture. 632 more words

Gender Roles

From FightAIDS@ WCG: "FightAIDS@Home Team Expands Techniques, Refines Phase 1 Results, and Collaborates on a New Study"

World Community Grid (WCG)

30 Sep 2016
By: The FightAIDS@Home research team

The FightAIDS@Home team is working with the World Community Grid technical team to create a new sampling protocol, which will more closely predict the binding strengths of potential drugs to their HIV protein targets as determined in real-life experiments. 1,083 more words

Applied Research & Technology

Nail the Clinton Foundation to the WALL!

Nail them, nail the Clinton Foundation and Bill and Hillary Clinton to the WALL, now that it’s been uncovered that their filthy, so-called “charitable” foundation has been giving Aids victims in Africa watered-down Aids medicine! 190 more words


Exclusive: Bono praises 'aggressive' Trudeau as he pushes for Global Fund replenishment

He’s been networking and raising money for decades to help the world’s poorest people, but even Bono knows that his latest ask is one of the biggest ever. 530 more words


From Scripps: "TSRI Scientists Discover Antibodies that Target Holes in HIV's Defenses"

Scripps Research Institute

September 12, 2016

New Findings Could Lead to New AIDS Vaccine Candidates

A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that “holes” in HIV’s defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV vaccine. 1,026 more words

Applied Research & Technology