Category Archives: U.S. Policy and Funding

Video: A Ugandan doc speaks to the importance of AIDS funding on the ground

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Last week, the Center for Global Health Policy hosted three Fogarty International fellows in Washington, DC, and escorted them to the Hill to meet with key legislators with influence over global health programs and appropriations. Dr. Akao, a native Ugandan that has been practicing medicine since 2000 and now works at the Joint Clinical Research Center on integrated healthcare, describes the difference U.S. investment in the global AIDS epidemic has made in Uganda in this video clip.

New U.S. program puts African scientists in charge

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Michael P. Johnson, MD, is deputy director of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is an expert on HIV/AIDS issues and has worked on both global and domestic projects, including positions as the U.S. Health and Human Services’ liaison to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); the […]