Tag Archives: Mark Dybul

A promise, a petition, a push, the state of the global HIV response, and more

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“The promise of an AIDS-free generation“: If you listened to the State of the Union Address this week hoping for mention of the epic response to the global HIV epidemic launched at a State of the Union Address a decade ago, you got it, when the President spoke of “realizing the promise of an AIDS-free […]

AIDS is not over, turning a dream into reality, how to reduce sex work risks and more . . .

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AIDS is not over: All right, so maybe nobody said it was, but all the same the massive, “super-human” effort of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study in The Lancet December issue is a timely reminder that in the era of evolving and effective treatment, and talk of an AIDS-free generation, the disease continues […]

Former PEPFAR head Mark Dybul to lead Global Fund

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The physician who helped create and then led the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief will be the new executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Global Fund announced the appointment today, shortly after announcing the firing of Global Fund Inspector General John Parsons. Dybul will lead an institution […]

Mark Dybul on HIV & Health Systems

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Dr. Mark Dybul, the former U.S. Global Coordinator for AIDS and the first director of PEPFAR, took note of our recent post outlining concerns about the Obama Administration’s new focus on health system strengthening. He weighed in with this very interesting post, saying that flat-funding AIDS treatment in Africa will harm overall medical services. Dybul’s blog came […]

Senators Prod White House on USAID Appointment

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No news is definitely not good news when it comes to this sore subject: the vacancy at the helm of USAID. Reports out today indicate that lawmakers in Congress are as anxious as the rest of us about the fact that this agency is rudderless, at a time when the Obama Administration is seeking to […]

Goosby Sworn In as Clinton and Goosby Affirm Commitment to PEPFAR

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presided over the swearing in of Eric Goosby, MD, as Ambassador at large and US Global AIDS Coordinator last night in an emotional ceremony that included numerous Goosby family members, including his wife, his two children and his mother. Sitting with Dr. Goosby’s family were Ambassador Mark Dybul, MD, and […]