It is morally wrong to make a mother choose between treatment for herself and treatment for her newborn. It is morally wrong that people should be dying of AIDS when treatment is available.
It is morally wrong that babies are still being born with HIV when we know how to prevent it. It is morally wrong that children are still growing up as AIDS orphans.
To be a partner for women and girls against violence and injustice, you do not have to be experts on human rights or gender. You do have to be committed to always asking in your daily work: 'How can I better engage women and girls to understand what they need'
A society that cuts itself off from its youth severs its lifeline; it is condemned to bleed to death.
When the history of our times is written, will we be remembered as the generation that turned our backs in a moment of global crisis or will it be recorded that we did the right thing?
No disease group is as vast and complex in scope as the noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Incorporating social determinants such as income and education, the NCDs call for an equally massive and comprehensive response
There are 1.2 billion adolescents across the world, 9 out of 10 of these young people live in developing countries. Millions are denied their basic rights to quality education, health care, protection and exposed to abuse and exploitation.
Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.
“The early years in a child’s life—when the human brain is forming—represent a critically important window of opportunity to develop a child’s full potential and shape key academic, social, and cognitive skills that determine a child’s success in school and in life.”—President Barack Obama
“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.”—President JF Kennedy
"The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children. History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children."—President Nelson Mandela

Editorial Board

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF:

Romuladus E. Azuine, DrPH, MPH, RN, The Center for Global Health and Health Policy, Global Health and Education Projects, Inc., Riverdale, Maryland 20738, USA. & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA*
Direct URL #1: http://globalhealthprojects.org/
Direct URL #2: http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/research/
Email: editorinchief@mchandaids.org


EDITOR:

Gopal K. Singh, PhD, MS, MSc, DPS, The Center for Global Health and Health Policy, Global Health and Education Projects, Inc., Riverdale, Maryland 20738, USA. & U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA*
Direct URL #1: http://www.globalhealthprojects.org/
Direct URL #2: http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/researchdata/index.html
Email: GSingh@mchandaids.org


MANAGING EDITOR:

Magnus A. Azuine, PhD, MPH, MSc, CHAS, TransWorld Development Initiatives, Inc., Brentwood, MD 20722, USA &  HIV/AIDS Bureau, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA*
Direct URL #1: http://www.transworldforum.org/
Direct URL #2: http://www.hab.hrsa.gov
Email: MAzuine@mchandaids.org


INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING ADVISOR:

Professor Richard de Grijs
Deputy Editor, The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University, Yi He Yuan Lu 5, Hai Dian District, Beijing, CHINA
Direct URL #1: http://kiaa.pku.edu.cn/
Direct URL #2:
http://astro-expat.info/
Direct URL #3: http://kiaa.pku.edu.cn/faculty/richard-de-grijs
Email: grijs@pku.edu.cn


ASSOCIATE EDITORS:

Irene Dankwa-Mullan, MD, MPH, Division of Scientific Programs, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA*
Direct URL: http://www.nimhd.nih.gov/

John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, Health Promotion Sciences Division, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Direct URL: https://publichealth.arizona.edu/

Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, Surveillance Research Program, American Cancer Society & Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Direct URL #1: http://www.cancer.org/research/
Direct URL #2: http://www.sph.emory.edu/

Mohammad Siahpush, PhD, MS, MBiostat, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Direct URL: http://www.unmc.edu

Jennifer Zhihuan Huang Bouey, MBBS, PhD, MPH, Department of International Health, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Direct URL: http://explore.georgetown.edu/people/zh34/

Stella M. Yu, ScD, MPH, Laguna Niguel, CA, USA


EDITORIAL BOARD:

(According to last names in alphabetical order)
ATPL Abeykoon, PhD, MS, MPS, Institute for Health Policy, Colombo, SRI LANKA
Direct URL: http://www.ihp.lk/ 

Echendu D. Adinma, MBBS, MPH, FMCPH, FWACP, Department of Community Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, NIGERIA
Direct URL: http://chs-unizik.org/about_us.html

AbdelAziem A. Ali, MBBS, Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Kassala, SUDAN
Direct URL: http://kassalauni.edu.sd/en/

Yahya Al-Farsi, MD, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khoud, OMAN
Direct URL: http://www.squ.edu.om/

Siham S. Al-Sinani, MD, FAAP, FRCP, Child Health Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, OMAN
Direct URL: http://www.squ.edu.om/

William Kwabena Ampofo, PhD, National Influenza Center/HIV Genotyping Group, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, GHANA
Direct URL: http://www.noguchimedres.org/

Daniel Kojo Arhinful, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, GHANA
Direct URL: http://www.noguchimedres.org/

Liesbeth Bollen, MD, PhD, Family Health International, Jakarta, INDONESIA
Direct URL: http://www.fhi360.org/countries/indonesia

Morna Bridget Cornell, Faculty of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
Direct URL: http://www.publichealth.uct.ac.za/

Dionne Smith Coker-Appiah, PhD, MAEd, NCC, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
Direct URL: https://som.georgetown.edu/

John O. Davies-Cole, PhD, MPH, Center for Policy, Planning and Evaluation, Government of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, USA
Direct URL: http://dc.gov/

Manoja Kumar Das, MBBS, The INCLEN Trust International, New Delhi, INDIA
Direct URL: http://inclentrust.org/inclen/

E. James Essien, MD, DrPH, FRSPH, Institute of Community Health, Clinical Sciences and Administration Department, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Direct URL: http://www.uh.edu/pharmacy/

Adeyinka Falusi, PhD, FAS, Genetics and Bioethics Research Unit, Institute of Medical Research and Training, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, NIGERIA
Direct URL: http://com.ui.edu.ng/academics/research?id=1298

Karniyus S. Gamaniel, PhD, FPSN, FPCPharm, Office of the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Abuja, NIGERIA
Direct URL: http://www.niprd.net/

Beatriz Grinsztejn, MD, MSc, PhD, HIV/AIDS Clinical Research Laboratory, Evandro Chagas Clinical Research Institute-Fiocruz, BRAZIL
Direct URL: https://actgnetwork.org/node/39796

Michal Grivna, MD, PhD, MPH, FFPH, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Direct URL: http://www.cmhs.uaeu.ac.ae/en/

Kenneth U. Ihenetu, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Albany Medical Center Hospital and College, Albany, New York, USA
Direct URL: http://www.amc.edu/academic/AcademicDept/Pathology/index.cfm

Eranga Isaac, Women’s Health and Action Research Center, Benin City, Benin, NIGERIA
Direct URL: http://www.wharc-online.org/

Jian Li, PhD, National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, CHINA
Direct URL: www.chinacdc.cn/en

Jihong Liu, ScD, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA
Direct URL: http://www.sph.sc.edu/#

Honjie Liu, PhD, MS, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
Direct URL: https://sph.umd.edu/people/hongjie-liu

Musa MLH Mabaso, PhD, Human Science Research Council, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA
Direct URL: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en

Sayoki G. Mfinanga, MD, PhD, Muhimbi Medical Research Center, National Institute for Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
Direct URL: http://www.nimr.or.tz/

Lungi Mkhize-Kwitshana, PhD, Office of Deputy Dean for Postgraduate Studies & Research, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA
Direct URL: http://chs.ukzn.ac.za/Homepage.aspx

Sergio Munoz, PhD, Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Frontera-Chile, Temuco, CHILE
Direct URL: http://www.ufro.cl/

Solomon Nwaka, PhD, World Health Organization, Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Direct URL: http://www.who.int/en/

Jules Clement Assob Nguedia, PhD, Cameroon Society for Toxicological Sciences & Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, CAMEROON
Direct URL: http://ubuea.cm/

Anthony Ogwu, MD., DipHIV Med., MPH, International Clinical Trials Unit, Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute, Gaborone, BOTSWANA
Direct URL: http://www.bhp.org.bw/about-2/timeline/

Dan M. N. Okenu, PhD, MPH, Global Health MPH Program, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Direct URL: http://www.msm.edu/

Obinna Onwujekwe, MBBS, MSc, PhD, Health Policy Research Unit, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, NIGERIA
Direct URL: http://unn.edu.ng/department/pharmacology-and-therapeutics

Kenneth N. Opara, PhD, MSc, MPPSN, MNISEB, University of Uyo, NIGERIA
Direct URL: http://www.uniuyo.edu.ng/#7

R. M. Pandey, PhD, DPS, FRSS (UK), FSMS, Department of Biostatistics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, INDIA
Direct URL: http://www.aiims.edu/en.html

Tahir A. Rizvi, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Direct URL: http://www.uaeu.ac.ae/en/

Periyasamy Selvam, PhD, MPharm, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Devaki Amma Memorial College of Pharmacy, Chelembra, Malapuram, INDIA
Direct URL: http://www.devakiammamemorial.org/pharmacy.php

U. Shankarkumar, PhD, MSc, National Institute of Immunohematology, Indian Council of Medical Research, K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, INDIA
Direct URL: http://www.icmr.nic.in/home.htm

Suresh G. Shastri, MBBS, Dipl (Clinical Pathology), National AIDS Organization-Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society, Bangalore, INDIA,
Direct URL: http://www.ksaps.gov.in/AboutUs.htm

Srinivas Sriranganayakula, PhD, Haramaya University, Haramaya, ETHIOPIA
Direct URL: http://www.haramaya.edu.et/

Sarah Stutterheim, PhD, School of Psychology, Open University Nederland, Heerlen, NETHERLANDS
Direct URL: http://www.ou.nl/web/ou

Kristina Wallengren, PhD, MPH, KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA
Direct URL: http://www.k-rith.org/scientists-research

Peres Wenje, PhD, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kisumu, KENYA
Direct URL: http://www.mmust.ac.ke/

David Wilson, PhD, GradCert (Biostats), The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
Direct URL: http://kirby.unsw.edu.au/

Sudha Yadav, MBBS, Department of Community Medicine, M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar Area, Gujarat, INDIA
Direct URL: http://mpsmc.in/data/index.php

Lei Zhang, PhD, MPH, The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
Direct URL: http://kirby.unsw.edu.au/

Yan Zhang, PhD, MSc, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, CHINA
Direct URL: http://www.bio.pku.edu.cn/index.php?styleid=2


*”This denotes that the board member is serving in the IJMA editorial board in his or her own personal capacity. The U. S. Government does not sanction or endorse the member’s personal activities or those of this publication.”
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