Tag Archives: Kathleen Sebelius

Secretary Sebelius: When you invest in women and girls, the results ripple through their communities

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Jemima, a rural Kenyan woman living with HIV and without medical care, had wasted to just 77 pounds when a friend brought her to a President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief-supported clinic. She went home that day with a basic health package put together by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. She started antiretroviral […]

Proposed Rule on Prostitution Could Hinder Efforts to Reach Vulnerable Populations

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In an effort to implement an “anti-prostitution” provision included in the Lantos-Hyde Act, the law that reauthorized PEPFAR, the Administration may do more harm than good. In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, leading HIV/AIDS physician-scientists expressed serious concern that a proposed rule requiring PEPFAR-funded organizations to declare their opposition to […]

PACHA Gets Strong Leader In Helene Gayle

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Will the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS become a more effective, invigorated outfit under the leadership of Dr. Helene Gayle? There’s reason to hope so—and to think that under Gayle’s stewardship, PACHA may focus on both the domestic and global challenges of the AIDS epidemic. A pediatrician by training and currently the CEO of CARE […]