The Guardian examines the recent U.S. commitment to continue support for the development of Nigeria’s health and education sector by Anne Fleuret, Nigeria’s acting mission director of USAID.
The House State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee “unanimously approved its FY10 funding measure without any amendments” on Wednesday, “deferring expected fights for the full committee markup in a week,” CongressDaily reports.
CNN examines the success of an HIV testing campaign in Swaziland that urges couples to get tested together.
The pharmaceutical company Tibotec said it will join with the non-profit Global Alliance for Tuberculosis Development (TB Alliance) to speed up the development of the experimental TB drug TMC207, Health-e/IOL reports.
“To some, human trafficking may seem like a problem limited to other parts of the world,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton writes in a Washington Post opinion piece, but “it occurs in every country, including the U.S., and we have a responsibility to fight it just as others do.”
Continued International Investment, Decreased Discrimination Key To Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Says U.N. Secretary-General
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon during a General Assembly meeting Tuesday urged governments not to cut aid for the international fight against HIV/AIDS, the AP/Washington Post reports.
VOA News examines the 2009 HIV/AIDS Implementers Meeting in Windhoek, Namibia, which recently brought together 1,500 people from 55 countries to compare notes on HIV/AIDS programs around the world.
Also In Global Health News: Major Gatherings In Seattle; HIV In Mozambique; Zambia Maternal And Infant Mortality
Numerous Global Health Events In Seattle This Week Four “major health gatherings” will be held in Seattle this week, the Seattle Times’ “Business of Giving” blog reports. The Health 8 â€“ which consists of seven global bodies, including the WHO, UNICEF and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation â€“ along…
The International AIDS Society (IAS) announced Thursday it is considering Washington, D.C., as the location for the 2012 biannual International AIDS Conference, Science Magazine’s blog, the ScienceInsider reports.
South African AIDS activist Thembi Ngubane recently died of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the age of 24, the AP/Washington Post reports.