President Obama’s US Global AIDS Coordinator, Eric Goobsy, MD, discusses health system strengthening, PEPFAR’s tight budget, the Administration’s Global Health Initiative, and other subjects in this interview posted on the Global Health Council’s blog. It’s definitely worth reading for the latest insights into the Administration’s plans for battling global AIDS.
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