Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP) June 27, 2017, 5 (2)

Global Health: Science and Practice (GHSP)
June 27, 2017, 5 (2)

Long-Acting HIV Treatment and Prevention: Closer to the Threshold
Substantial progress has been made toward viable, practical long-acting approaches to deliver HIV treatment and prevention through: (1) continued improvements in long-acting antiretrovirals (ARVs); (2) better innovative delivery systems; and (3) collaboration of willing partners to advance new ARVs. More progress on those 3 fronts is still needed to arrive at the goal of optimized HIV treatment and prevention for all who would benefit—and of finally controlling the HIV epidemic.
Matthew Barnhart
Glob Health Sci Pract 2017;5(2):182-187.

Inequitable Access to Health Care by the Poor in Community-Based Health Insurance Programs: A Review of Studies From Low- and Middle-Income Countries
The poor lack equitable access to health care in community-based health insurance schemes. Flexible installment payment plans, subsidized premiums, and elimination of co-pays can increase enrollment and use of health services by the poor.
Chukwuemeka A Umeh, Frank G Feeley
Glob Health Sci Pract 2017;5(2):299-314.