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RethinkHIV Researcher Joins Global Call for Universal Health Coverage
2 Oct 2015
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RethinkHIV Researcher Joins Global Call for Universal Health Coverage

POST BY: RUSH Foundation

RethinkHIV researcher Dr. Anna Vassall of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a signatory of a full-page advertisement in the New York Times with 266 other economists calling for greater health investment. The declaration states, “Our generation has a historic opportunity to achieve a ‘grand convergence’ in global health, reducing preventable maternal, child and infectious disease deaths to universally low levels by 2035.” Ahead of the adoption of the Global Goals at the United Nations in New York,...

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Benefits of Schooling as HIV Investment – Vassall, Remme, Watts
2 Oct 2015
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Benefits of Schooling as HIV Investment – Vassall, Remme, Watts

POST BY: RUSH Foundation

In a letter to the Lancet Global Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine researchers Professor Charlotte Watts, Dr. Anna Vassall and Michelle Remme write that secondary schooling “might be as good an HIV investment as male circumcision. The RUSH-funded researchers, members of the RethinkHIV consortium, say that the relevant question is what level of co-investment in education from HIV budgets could be justified, in view of the benefits against HIV. Secondary education is a sound economic investment in its own right but remains resource-constrained in many low-income...

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