Daily Archives: May 11, 2010

MDG Progress Check

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The World Health Organization released new data Monday documenting some significant progress in the battle against HIV and TB. In a report on progress in reaching the Millennium Development Goals, the WHO says that HIV incidence is declining and TB treatment is improving. Here are the details from WHO: HIV/AIDS From 2001 to 2008 new HIV […]

House Briefing Sheds Light On PEPFAR Policy Shift

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At a Congressional briefing today, AIDS experts expressed grave concern about a shift in the focus of the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, from providing HIV treatment to patients to providing technical assistance to developing country governments. The policy shift comes hand-in-hand with a pull-back from funding targets authorized in the Lantos-Hyde Act, […]