Daily Archives: December 5, 2012

Breaking News: Global health leaders get nod to serve as lead Democrats on key House committees

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Two key global health leaders are among the picks U. S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi just announced among the Democratic Ranking Members for 113th Congress House Committees.  Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) will assume the top Democratic post on the all important House Appropriations Committee—the committee charged with making annual funding decisions for […]

Grants set to improve prevention of mother to child HIV transmission efforts

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How can efforts to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission work better to save the lives of women who need treatment for their own health? How can programs to prevent mother-to-child transmission reach more mothers, and reach their partners with testing and information as well? How cost-effective are faith-based programs compared to clinic-based programs? These are some […]