Daily Archives: May 12, 2010

GOP Senators Demand Answers From PEPFAR on Treatment Scale Up

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Five Republican U.S. senators recently sent a pointed letter to US Global AIDS Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD, asking for a clear response to reports that patients are being denied HIV therapy in Uganda and that clinicians elsewhere are “being forced to ration lifesaving treatment.” The letter, signed by Sens. Michael Enzi of Wyoming, Tom Coburn […]

Ruth Messinger: "Sophie's Choice" in Global Health Spending is Outrageous

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Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service, an international development and human rights organization, just posted this passionate response to  The New York Times stories about the unfolding crisis in global AIDS funding. Ruth’s article argues that any U.S. foreign aid policy pitting disease against disease is seriously misguided and that now is the time to recommit to foreign […]