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AIDS and African militaries

At TPM Cafe, Anne-Marie Slaughter posts a note from a former student working in South Africa on AIDS Prevention. Estimates suggest 23% of the South African military is HIV+ and that 7 of 10 deaths in the military are AIDS-related. This may make it much harder for African militaries, the South African military in particular, […]

World AIDS Day 2005

Yesterday was World AIDS day and President Bush touted some of the early results of his $15bn, 5-year plan to combat AIDS in the developing world, known as PEPFAR (The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief). That plan has put nearly 400,000 HIV+ positive people on antiretroviral therapy. The Bush Administration is spending $2.8bn on […]