Daily Archives: January 9, 2014

PEPFAR leader: CDC Global HIV/AIDS director named to succeed Ambassador Goosby

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Dr. Deborah Birx named today to lead Office of Global AIDS Coordinator The White House has nominated a physician scientist whose career began three decades ago with a focus on immunology, vaccine research, and global health, to succeed Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Dr. Eric Goosby and lead the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief. Dr. […]

Saving Mothers, Giving Life shows what a difference a year can make

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The first year of a program meant to reduce maternal mortality saw deaths from childbirth cut by one-third, according to a report released today. These results were achieved with modest investments, panelists said at an event launching the report. The report detailed outcomes from the first year of the 5-year Saving Mothers, Giving Life initiative, […]