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Blueprint For An AIDS-free Generation
2012-11-30 07:09:04

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “The goal of an AIDS-free generation may be ambitious, but it is possible with the knowledge and interventions we have right now. And that is something we´ve never been able to say without qualification before. Imagine what the world will look like when we succeed.” These were the words of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a little over a year ago. Since then, Clinton has worked towards constructing a plan...

2012-11-29 16:24:41

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the release of a new "blueprint" to guide the U.S. government's landmark global AIDS initiative, PEPFAR. This document is a major milestone in the global effort to achieve an "AIDS-free generation." Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC, issued the following statement in response to Secretary Clinton's announcement: "PEPFAR's blueprint has enormous potential to...

2012-11-29 12:29:38

Achieving an AIDS-free generation requires President Obama's leadership and funding commitments from Congress NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced the release of "The PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation." Modeling contained in the report shows that by applying the tools and knowledge we have, it is possible to have a generation with no new HIV infections, no AIDS-related deaths and no children...

2012-11-29 12:28:58

Calls for condom provision and access to family planning to support ongoing prevention efforts WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, issued the following statement today: "This morning, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will release 'PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation'--the Obama administration's plan for combating HIV & AIDS. For the plan to be effective, both family planning and condoms for HIV...

2012-11-20 12:29:38

Documented successes and opportunities justify need for a global roadmap, investments and targets for AIDS endgame. NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNAIDS' World AIDS Day report--Results--shows an accelerated response to AIDS producing results. It sets the stage for the release of the U.S. Government's "Blueprint for an AIDS-Free Generation" expected on or before December 1, 2012. Recent scientific proof indicates that it is possible to begin to end the AIDS pandemic....

2012-11-15 12:28:25

GENEVA, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today appointed as its new Executive Director Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, a former United States Global AIDS Coordinator. Dr. Dybul is widely recognized as a visionary leader on global health for his role in helping create and then lead the President's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief, known as PEPFAR, which has been highly effective in helping limit and reverse the growth of HIV...

2012-09-18 10:24:49

RESTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical Care Options (CCO) has announced it is developing a new program to support South African physicians and nurses in the management of HIV-infected and HIV/TB-coinfected patients. This new interactive digital training and certification program called inPractice® Africa will also provide training for HIV nurses. CCO is a leader in the development of innovative technology, print, and live medical education programs that reach...

2012-09-05 02:32:14

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanzania healthcare workers will learn improved phlebotomy and blood drawing practices through a new initiative led by the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in partnership with the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company). Jhpiego, a technical assistance partner for...

2012-08-06 10:24:42

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced the first in a series of agreements with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and UNITAID to buy-down the price of the Xpert(®) MTB/RIF test in an effort to drive adoption of the technology as a critical tool in interrupting the transmission cycle of tuberculosis....

2012-07-26 10:24:23

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Together for Girls is featured prominently at the XIX International AIDS Conference. At a Department of State event on the evening of Wednesday July 25, 2012, United States Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby announced $5 million from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for the Together for Girls partnership to address violence against children, with a particular focus on sexual violence against girls. These funds will...