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.
The Boston Globe examines the U.S. strategy towards global health aid.
Women, Girls Priority In U.S. Efforts Against Global HIV/AIDS, Clinton Tells International Health Experts
In a video address to international HIV/AIDS experts gathered in Namibia for the 2009 HIV/AIDS Implementers Meeting Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton emphasized the Obama administration’s commitment to women and girls in the fight against HIV/AIDS, the AP/Washington Post reports.
President Obama’s choice for the State Department’s global AIDS coordinator position, Eric Goosby, testified on Tuesday at a confirmation hearing with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, VOA News reports.
Access To Second-Line Antiretrovirals In India The successful scale-up of services for people living with HIV (PLHIV) in India “is now at risk,” write Loon Gangte, president of the Delhi Network of Positive People, and Leena Menghaney, projects manager in India for Medecins Sans Frontieres’ Campaign for Access to Essential…
The U.S. government recently announced a commitment to double its support for Malawi’s efforts to fight HIV/AIDS to $45 million annually, Xinhua reports.
Also in Global Health News: Central America Malaria, Dengue Project; Bush Receives Recognition for PEPFAR; Nepal Neonatal Deaths; Malaria in Mumbai
Spain , Gates Foundation Exploring Project To Fight Dengue, Malaria in Central America Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and Bill Gates agreed on Tuesday to explore the possibility of a Central American malaria and dengue fever elimination effort, which would be coordinated by Mexico and Spain, the Latin…