MarniSommer, Penelope APhillips-Howard, ThereseMahon, SashaZients, MeredithJones, Bethany ACaruso
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000405 Published 27 July 2017
Rifat Atun, Angela Y Chang, Osondu Ogbuoji, Sachin Silva, Stephen Resch, Jan Hontelez, Till Bärnighausen
Objectives To estimate the present value of current and future funding needed for HIV treatment and prevention in 9 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries that account for 70% of HIV burden in Africa under different scenarios of intervention scale-up. To analyse the gaps between current expenditures and funding obligation, and discuss the policy implications of future financing needs.
New evidence shows the ongoing severe impact of war on civilian deaths
Women and children bear a disproportionate share of the burden of bombings in the Syrian conflict, say a team of international experts in The BMJ today.
For Syrian children, explosive weapons such as bombs and missiles, were the most lethal, the findings show.