Daily Archives: March 14, 2012

World leaders on the Global Fund, cuts to PEPFAR as bad policy, new UNAIDS guidance, 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. Joint UN statement calls for closure of compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centers: In this joint statement, 12 United Nations entities call for the closure of compulsory drug detention and rehabilitation centers as they often threaten […]

Breaking: White House taps Dr. Grant Colfax to lead Office of National AIDS Policy

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The White House appointed Grant Colfax, MD, to lead the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) Wednesday, according to a press release. Colfax is the director of the HIV Prevention and Research Section in the San Francisco Department of Public Health AIDS Office, where he has been instrumental in rolling out their “test and treat” […]