The 18th International AIDS Conference kicks off this week here in Vienna. Twenty-five thousand people are expected to attend sessions focused on the latest in HIV science, policy and programs. The theme? "Rights Here, Right Now."
Everyone knows smoking is a costly habit, taking a toll on your health and your wallet. What you probably didn't know is that the tobacco industry extracts a much dearer price from children laboring in the remote fields of Central Asia.
If the G-8 countries embrace as a priority providing access to comprehensive reproductive health services and strengthening health system accountability, they could save the lives of millions of women and children.