Category Archives: U.S. Policy and Funding

Live webcast of hearing on PEPFAR – Wednesday Sept. 29

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Wednesday morning, September 29, the controversy over the Obama approach to funding AIDS programs will get a full airing during a congressional hearing on U.S. global AIDS policy.  At 9:30 a.m., the House Committee on Foreign Affairs will hold a hearing entitled “PEPFAR: From Emergency to Sustainability and Advances Against HIV/AIDS,”  in room 2172 of the Rayburn House […]

Clinical research fellows educate lawmakers on value of global HIV/TB programs

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Eleven current and former Fogarty International and Doris Duke clinical research fellows made their way to Capitol Hill Thursday for congressional office visits with key legislators. The Center for Global Health Policy staff escorted the group to meetings with the offices of 15 policymakers. The fellows highlighted their research experience abroad through the Fogarty and […]

TB, AIDS Opinion Pieces Abound in Anticipation of Global Fund Replenishment & MDGs

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Over the past few weeks, opinion editorials and letters to the editor calling for U.S. support of global HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis funding are cropping up in newspapers across the nation. The media push is in anticipation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit taking place in New York City next week, and the Global Fund […]