Daily Archives: April 3, 2009

IDSA's Hamilton Calls for Presidential Initiative on TB

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  Dr. Carol Dukes Hamilton—co-chair of the Infectious Diseases Center for Global Health Policy and Advocacy’s Scientific Advisory Committee—seized on the new WHO co-infection data to call for a Presidential Initiative on Tuberculosis, in an op-ed published today in the Raleigh News & Observer.   With the new WHO figures showing the HIV/TB co-infection epidemic […]

Gerson Takes on Moyo (And Wins)

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 It could not have come at a better time. Michael Gerson’s column in this morning’s Washington Post shoots down a new conservative argument against foreign aid from Zambian author Dambisa Moyo. Gerson’s column comes as President Obama and lawmakers in Congress are making vital decisions about spending, in particular, how much U.S. money should to […]