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Rep. Hyde Suggests More Global AIDS Funding Be Shifted To Groups Promoting Abstinence, Away From Groups Promoting Condom Use

From the Kaiser Network daily updates: Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.) on Wednesday urged the Bush administration to direct more resources from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief to groups promoting abstinence and away from those promoting condom use as an HIV/AIDS prevention method, VOA News reports (Robinson, VOA News, 4/13). Hyde made the suggestion […]

HIV/AIDS: Money, Bottlenecks and the Future

“HIV/AIDS: Money, Bottlenecks and the Future” With David Andrews Assistant Director, Africa Department, International Monetary Fund Holly Burkhalter US Policy Director, Physicians for Human Rights Peter Heller Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund H.E. Donald Kaberuka Minister of Finance, Rwanda Maureen Lewis Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development H.E. Ezra Suruma (TBC) Minister […]

AIDS/Famine Link in Africa

This 2003 paper by Alex de Waal and Alan Whiteside may give us a better appreciation for why Africa has hade more food security issues in recent years. (Hat tip: Becky). Here is the abstract: Southern Africa is undergoing a food crisis of surprising scale and novelty. The familiar culprits of drought and mismanagement of […]