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Hearing on U.S. budget for Africa includes look at AIDS response

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The Senate Subcommittee on Africa hosted a hearing on the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2012 budget for Africa Thursday, at which the Asst. Secretary of State for Africa Johnny Carson and Global AIDS Ambassador Eric Goosby testified. Testimony included discussion about the $7.8 billion requested by the Obama Administration for the African region for FY 2012, an overview of PEPFAR and Global Fund activity and progress in the area, and potential for certain countries to manage their own HIV responses within the next five to 10 years. Read More…