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News Roundup: Ending the HIV Travel Ban, Funding Stem Cell Research at UCLA, and More

Nov 02 09

From the NYTimes: On Friday, President Obama announced that he would be signing legislation to end the 22-year travel ban the United States has maintained against HIV-positive individuals, and “a rule canceling the ban would be published on Monday and would take effect after a routine 60-day waiting period.” The President’s enactment of this campaign […]

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy in the U.S.

Feb 11 09

The United States has had a strategy for dealing with the AIDS crisis on a global level for a number of years — PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief. PEPFAR is an international program headed by an “AIDS czar,” which is a State Department position that currently enjoys an ambassador’s rank. Although this […]