Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Global HIV/AIDS advocacy groups urge Obama to keep his promise to end AIDS

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Nine global HIV/AIDS advocacy organizations sent a letter to President Obama Thursday asking him to rethink his fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget recommendation to slash $546 million in funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program. The groups expressed gratitude that the administration recommended funding The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, […]

Revival of Uganda’s anti-gay bill, righting the Global Fund, and more…

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The following is a compilation of recent articles and releases making headlines in HIV, TB and global health news. Resentment toward the West Bolsters Uganda’s New Anti-Gay Bill: The New York Times delved into the story of the highly controversial “anti-gay bill” once again being considered by Ugandan lawmakers. Originally proposed to the Ugandan Parliament […]