30 March 2021
Since its arrival in the early 1970s, the HIV/AIDS pandemic has killed about 33 million people, while some 37 million are now living with the virus. Most are in the global south and thus far away from Europe. There is neither a vaccine nor a cure. Therapeutic drugs that can facilitate survival have now been developed, but without their continuous use, death usually ensues after a relatively short period. The African continent remains most severely affected, with nearly 1 in every 25 adults living with HIV, making up more than two-thirds of HIV positive people worldwide.
17 November 2020
Universities play an essential role in COVID-19 control strategies, as they are providing a direct link between patient care, research and public health measures. Political decisions have to be based on evidence, and we are able to contribute to the generation of patient centered evidence.
12 November 2020
Die noch kurze Geschichte des 21. Jahrhunderts ist – weit über die so genannte westliche Welt hinaus – geprägt von einer Abfolge wirtschaftlich und gesellschaftlich in höchstem Maße transformativer Krisen.