Daily Archives: April 4, 2014

HIV services derailed in wake of Nigeria, Uganda laws panelists say

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When Nigeria passed its “Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Law,” banning gay people from gathering, and criminalizing “gay clubs, societies, organizations,” and their “sustenance,” the work of reaching men who have sex with men life-saving HIV prevention, treatment and other health services in the country with the world’s second largest HIV epidemic, had only begun to […]

Dr. Birx sworn in as PEPFAR leader

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Two days after her confirmation as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Ambassador at large, Dr. Deborah Birx was sworn in today to her new office, the U.S. Department of State has announced. The announcement ends five months of waiting for the office to be filled that came during a pivotal point in the U.S. response […]