The United Nations General Assembly recently convened a special session on drugs, marking its first meeting on the topic since 1998. We asked Northeastern drug policy expert Leo Beletsky, who spoke at one of the session’s side events, to reflect on the historic meeting and the future of drug policy reform.
Assistant professor Richard Wamai, an expert on HIV/AIDS and neglected tropical diseases, provides much-needed perspective on why the Zika virus has struck so fiercely and the public health measures that could halt it.
Jean McGuire, a professor of the practice in the Department of Health Sciences, will deliver remarks in honor of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act.
People tend to adopt risky behaviors after getting vaccinated against transmissible diseases, but how does this behavior affect the spread of infections? In new research, Northeastern faculty are taking a closer look.
In celebration of World AIDS Day, a panel of Northeastern faculty members joined delegates in the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program to discuss the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Third-year biology major Angelina Sassi co-founded a student group that fights AIDS in Africa and the U.S. and plans to work on co-op at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation.
Law professor Brook Baker, a featured speaker at the upcoming 2012 International AIDS Conference, evaluates how the global community is faring in the battle against AIDS.
Northeastern University business student, moved by working with orphans in South Africa, is on 4,000-mile trek to raise money for HIV/AIDS relief in Rwanda