Daily Archives: April 3, 2014

HIV/AIDS Community applauds Birx’s confirmation

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Advocates began lauding the long-awaited confirmation of Dr. Deborah Birx as the new Global AIDS Ambassador yesterday as soon as the Senate finished unanimously voting for the former head of the CDC’s Global AIDS Program to take over former Ambassador Eric Goosby’s position as the head of PEPFAR. “Her focus, determination and dedication to research […]

Uganda, Nigerian laws impact landscape, while responses remain work in progress

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Nearly four months after Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed his country’s new anti-gay law into effect, and more than two months after Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni followed suit with his signature on a similarly inspired repressive law in his country, the impact of both laws have played out volubly and violently across their landscapes, while […]