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  • Trump's Restrictions For Abortion Funding Overseas Could Hinder HIV Prevention

    The newly-released details of the Trump administration's version of the "Mexico City policy" are raising many questions about its impact not only on abortion but also on preventing HIV and infectious diseases like malaria.

    20 hours ago | NPR
  • The HIV story is not over - the spectre of anti-science threatens our advances

    The life expectancy of people with HIV is now ‘near normal’, but complacency would be wrong.

    17 May 2017 | The Guardian
  • Trump nominates Mark Green as USAID administrator

    Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Mark Green, a former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania and president of the International Republican Institute, to be the next administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development Wednesday.

    12 May 2017 | Devex
  • To End AIDS in the United States, Stay True to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

    Ten years after the strategy effort started, we celebrate our collective progress, but know we are at a precipice. Recent advances will be squandered if Congress and the administration retreat on the ACA and other policy achievements, making it harder for people living with or at risk of HIV to get the services they need to stay alive and healthy.

    09 May 2017 | Project Inform
  • GNP+ Appoints Human Rights Activist as Its New Executive Director

    The Board of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) is pleased to welcome Dr. Laurel Sprague as our new Executive Director. Dr. Sprague is a passionate social justice activist and a widely respected educator and researcher who has extensively championed the human rights and needs of key populations and people living with HIV. She has served as the regional coordinator for the North American Affiliate of GNP+ and as a GNP+ Board Member, and has provided technical support to PLHIV networks worldwide on the People Living with HIV Stigma Index research and analysis for nearly a decade.

    03 April 2017 | GNP+
  • Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad

    For HIV-positive eastern Ukrainians, the struggle against Russian-backed separatists isn't just about dignity – it's about their right to stay alive.

    03 April 2017 | Pulitzer Center
  • HIV Activist Learning Modules: Engaging our Community in HIV Prevention Policy Advocacy

    In order to support the efforts of prevention advocates across the United States, Treatment Action Group has developed a series of modules to help support activists’ capacity needs and to develop advocacy action plans. The slides and handouts in each module focus on how to identify and change the governmental, organizational, and institutional policies that create roadblocks to comprehensive HIV prevention in our communities. The materials are useful for personal education or group discussion on HIV prevention and policy advocacy.

    29 March 2017 | TAG
  • Is PEPFAR a Trump budget winner? Not so fast...

    Global health leaders in the United States are urging development advocates to think twice before declaring international HIV and AIDS programs safe from President Donald Trump’s pursuit of sweeping foreign affairs budget cuts.

    27 March 2017 | Devex
  • Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us

    A substantial N.I.H. budget cut would undermine the fiscal stability of universities and medical schools, many of which depend on N.I.H. funding; it would erode America’s leadership in medical research; and it would diminish opportunities to discover new ways to prevent and treat diseases.

    23 March 2017 | New York Times
  • We’re reading about the Fogarty Center, after the Trump budget outline targets the 50-year-old NIH international research arm for elimination

    The Fogarty center was one of the few specific trims in President Trump’s “skinny budget.” It is an odd target: Eliminating it would save only $69 million. The administration did not explain why it was picked, leaving scientists to surmise that it was because the center’s grants pay American doctors to train foreign ones. Mr. Trump has a well-known “America First” bent.

    21 March 2017 | Science Speaks
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