Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

Obama Announces $5 billion Pledge to the Global Fund and 6.7 million on Treatment from PEPFAR

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On the eve of the Global Fund Replenishment Conference at a White House event celebrating World AIDS Day, President Obama pledged a continuing US leadership role to respond to the AIDS pandemic “until all men and women can protect themselves from infection, everyone has access to treatment and no babies are born with HIV.”  He […]

World AIDS Day 2013: CDC’s MMWR cites progress, opportunities

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Along with an article looking at HIV in the U.S. among men who are gay, bisexual and have sex with men, two articles in the pre-World AIDS Day edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examine outcomes of treatment and circumcision rollouts in Africa, and cite the opportunities […]

On eve of Global Fund replenishment, World AIDS Day, experts cite evidence in HIV fight

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As global health leaders from around the world gather in Washington, D.C. this week for the fourth replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria, experts are weighing in on what worldwide disease responses can achieve now. Agnes Binagwaho is Rwanda’s Minister of Health, a pediatrician and a lecturer at Harvard Medical […]