Archivio contenuti con il tag ‘pepfar’

How Do We Get from Here to There?

Nov 05 09

One of the biggest challenges when looking at HIV/AIDS is knowing that there are concrete steps to be taken to change behaviors and effect reductions in infection rates, while simultaneously knowing that achieving those behavior changes is extremely difficult. PEPFAR, which is heralded nearly universally as a major success in the global effort to put […]

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100th Antiretroviral Drug Approved Under PEPFAR

Oct 07 09

The US Department of Health and Human Services announced yesterday that, in conjunction with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief [PEPFAR], the FDA had approved the 100th different antiretroviral drug for use in combating HIV/AIDS around the world. Please read the HHS announcement here. This is excellent news for those overseas receiving the exceptional […]

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News Roundup

Sep 17 09

Chip Lyons to leave the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; will succeed Pamela Barnes as President and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation [Seattle Times]. An excellent tribute to the AIDS work of Ted Kennedy: the Ryan White Care Act [Bay Windows]. amfAR issued a statement on the passing of Edward Kennedy [amfAR]. […]

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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 […]

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