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2011-02-17 00:00:46

As the U.S. House of Representatives votes this week on fiscal 2011 spending, World Vision calls on lawmakers to protect funding for life-saving and cost-effective development assistance programs. Disproportionately large cuts target America's humanitarian assistance budget, jeopardizing the success of global development initiatives and potentially undermining both U.S. global security and leadership. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 As the U.S. Congress votes this week on fiscal...

2011-01-21 00:00:51

The Government of Zimbabwe's national program to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS has received a significant boost with an award by the London-based Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF). Harare, Zimbabwe (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 The Government of Zimbabwe's national program to eliminate pediatric HIV/AIDS has received a significant boost with an award by the London-based Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) to...

2011-01-20 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Matrix Laboratories Limited has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for its New Drug Application (NDA) for Lamivudine and Zidovudine Tablets, 30 mg/60 mg. The NDA is based on the reference listed drug Combivir®, by ViiV Healthcare. This innovative pediatric fixed-dose...

2010-12-15 11:10:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Media Center, U.S. Department of State at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=032d7ef0-d215-45b4-849d-e9e40358d783&lr=ls Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, U.S. Department of State, describes PEPFAR (The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief), the disproportionate impact of HIV infections on sub-Saharan Africa, and the Administration's commitment to finding...

2010-12-14 18:06:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from U.S. Department of State at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=4e7e8c1e-e2ad-4eee-8b68-b62b7799167f Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton participates in a U.S.-South African PEPFAR Partnership Framework Agreement signing ceremony with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Available video includes soundbite and general views. About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com delivers free...

2010-12-08 14:40:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the text of a joint statement by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), U.S. Agency for International Development and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091022/USAIDLOGO) Begin Text: The United States welcomes the policy statement and roadmap issued today by the World Health Organization (WHO) charting the rollout of the Xpert MTB/RIF rapid...

2010-12-01 10:41:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), released the following statement on the occasion of World AIDS Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091022/USAIDLOGO) "On December 1, World AIDS Day, we join the global community in paying tribute to the 33.3 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide, and reaffirm our commitment to helping those in need. For almost 25 years, USAID...

2010-11-30 12:49:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world prepares to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1, UNICEF released their report, "Unite for Children, Unite Against AIDS," declaring that the achievable goal of eliminating HIV infections in children is the new global measure of success in the fight against pediatric AIDS. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101104/DC95522LOGO) Children and AIDS: Fifth Stocktaking Report, 2010 offers key insights into the...

2010-11-29 16:47:32

The number of people infected with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to far outstrip available resources for treatment by the end of the decade, forcing African nations to make difficult choices about how to allocate inadequate supplies of lifesaving antiretroviral therapy (ART), says a new report by the Institute of Medicine. It calls for a renewed emphasis on reducing the rate of new infections, promoting more efficient models of care, and encouraging shared responsibility between...

2010-11-19 12:35:03

Universal access to lifesaving AIDS drugs "” a United Nations' Millennium Development Goal that officials hoped to accomplish by 2010 "” would require a staggering $15 billion annual investment from the international community at a time when the economic downturn is challenging continued funding for relief efforts, according to a new analysis by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The study underscores the need for groups combating AIDS to rethink how they...