Category Archives: IDSA 2010

IDSA Annual Meeting, Vancouver

Goosby gives PEPFAR update to ID docs in Vancouver

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Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby, MD, gave a plenary talk to a packed audience at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America entitled HIV/AIDS- Response to an Epidemic, Implications for Global Health.  There was little news in his address as he spelled out the accomplishments to date of the U.S. President’s Emergency […]

The Power of PEPFAR

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AIDS mortality in South Africa has seen an observed decrease at the population level from 2006-09 — the first time since the epidemic began, according to Jeffrey Klausner, MD, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Pretoria. He presented on the impact of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) […]