Daily Archives: April 14, 2010

Final GHI To Be Unveiled Soon, Many Details Still Uncertain

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At the start of a forum today on the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative, Jen Kates, the Kaiser Family Foundation’s director of global health policy and HIV, laid out eight major questions about the proposal—queries that will go a long way toward determining whether the initiative is a success or not. After a 90-minute discussion, […]

Senate Panel Calls on Uganda to Rebuff Anti-Gay Bill

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today approved a resolution opposing Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill, a move intended to escalate pressure on that country as it considers legislation that would impose life imprisonment or a death sentence for same-gender consensual sex. The Senate resolution notes that “such laws undermine our commitment to combating HIV/AIDS globally” by stigmatizing and criminalizing at-risk […]