Navigation Links
GAA Calls on President Obama to Act on the Reality of AIDS
Date:11/30/2009

"This epidemic is far from over. Every year, almost three million people become infected with HIV, and two million die from AIDS-related diseases."

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On World AIDS Day 2009 the Global AIDS Alliance (GAA) calls on President Obama and his advisors to reflect on two recent alarming reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) showing that the AIDS pandemic continues to be of catastrophic proportion, affecting shockingly high numbers of people around the globe. These reports show, for example, that there are 33 million people worldwide living with HIV; that AIDS is the leading cause of death among women of childbearing years worldwide; and that globally, less than one-third of people who needed antiretroviral treatments for HIV infection in 2008 received them. Now, new treatment guidelines issued by the WHO on 11/30/09 increase UN estimates of the number of people eligible in 2010 to receive antiretroviral treatment (ART) from 13.7 million to as many as 18.7 million, making the need and urgency for scaled up U.S. responses even greater on this World AIDS Day.

The following is a statement from Dr. Paul Zeitz, GAA's executive director:

GAA has joined with other global health advocates in today issuing a World AIDS Day report card on the President's performance on the global AIDS crisis, giving him an overall minimally passing grade of D+.

President Obama's 2010 budget presented to Congress earlier this year virtually flat-lined HIV/AIDS funding, ignoring the staggering medical and epidemiological evidence that we need more, not less, to prevent and treat AIDS around the world. Mr. Obama's inaction is affecting America's ability to meet its commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and to sustain the momentum of the President's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) begun by President George W. Bush. When P
'/>"/>

SOURCE Global AIDS Alliance
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. GSI Group Calls Shareholders Meeting
2. RetireSafe Calls on Seniors to Grab their Bullhorns to Save Medicare from Rationed Care
3. Attorney Fred Pritzker Calls for Meaningful Food Safety Reform in Light of Food Poisoning Complications
4. FRC Calls on President Obama, Speaker Pelosi, and Senator Reid to Repudiate Diana DeGettes Religious Bigotry
5. VoiceNation Calls on TASterix as Their CRM Solution
6. AMA Calls on Congress to Pass H.R. 3961, Access to Care for Seniors and Military Families at Stake
7. Conference of International Experts Calls for a Focus on Well-Being and The Person in Health
8. Give an Hour(TM) Partners with American Red Cross and Calls All Mental Health Professionals in Texas to Volunteer Their Services
9. Davis Bregman MD Now Offering House Calls in Manhattan
10. Davis Bregman MD Now Offering House Calls in Manhattan
11. National Alliance for Hispanic Health President and CEO Applauds House Action, Calls on Senate to Pass Health Reform in 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/1/2015)... Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 ... (NAPW) honors Kathy Everette-Gaines as a 2015-2016 inductee ... She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for ... networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more ... Chapters. , “I’m pleased to welcome Kathy into ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 The ... Lenita F. Cornett, DSL, LSSBB (C), First Sergeant A ... VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized ... NAPW is the nation's leading networking organization exclusively for ... 200 operating Local Chapters. , “I'm pleased to recognize ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... 01, 2015 Carson Energy also announced ... investors IRA transactions. AdvantaIRA Trust, LLC is the country’s ... ability to fund positions using IRA’s does 2 things:, ... a project, even if there current cash position will ... funding source for Carson and their investors to be ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... York (PRWEB) June 01, 2015 The ... ) has amended the Case Management Order governing ... testosterone gel. The Amended Order which was issued ... on May 29, 2015, directs the parties to submit ... August 10, 2015 that outlines parameters and the process ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... 2015 Atagi Plastic Surgery and Skin ... an Ultherapy® Ultra Treatment Provider by Ulthera, ... Aesthetics is one of only six practices in Colorado ... provider. , Atagi Plastic Surgery and Skin Aesthetics’ ... has led the practice to earn the distinction of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The National Association of Professional Women Inducts Kathy Everette-Gaines, Community Relations Coordinator, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle 2Health News:National Association of Professional Women Inducts Lenita F. Cornett, First Sergeant of the US Military, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle 2Health News:Carson Energy Brings Oil Wells To IRAs 2Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Federal Court Amends Order Governing AndroGel Bellwether Trial Selection 2Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Federal Court Amends Order Governing AndroGel Bellwether Trial Selection 3Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Federal Court Amends Order Governing AndroGel Bellwether Trial Selection 4Health News:Atagi Plastic Surgery and Skin Aesthetics Named Ultherapy® Ultra Treatment Provider 2
... By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, ... belly fat of 10 heart attack patients managed to improve ... is the first time this type of therapy has been ... Tuesday at the American Heart Association,s annual meeting in Chicago. ...
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Nov. ... advisers were weighing Tuesday whether to recommend the first ... the autoimmune disease lupus. The drug, belimumab (Benlysta), ... treat patients who suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus. ...
... study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet shows ... aneurysm. These drugs, which block cysteinyl-leukotrienes, could reduce the ... of the aortic wall, and thus the risk of ... the need for complicated and risky surgery. The results ...
... MONDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) -- It rarely happens, ... and sponges are left inside children undergoing surgery, according to ... mishaps were not more likely to die, but the errors ... long and cost more than double that of the average ...
... The risk of radiation-induced breast cancer from mammography screening ... saved, according to a new study appearing online and in ... "Recently, there have been reports in the press focusing on ... periodic screening," said the study,s lead author, Martin J. Yaffe, ...
... factor 7 (rFVIIa) a drug used to treat ... not recommended because of the potential for adverse events, ... Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100408.pdf. Recombinant activated factor ... of bleeding in hemophilia patients. It is also used ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study Hints at Stem Cells From Belly Fat as Treatment for Heart Attack 2Health News:Study Hints at Stem Cells From Belly Fat as Treatment for Heart Attack 3Health News:FDA Advisers Consider New Lupus Drug 2Health News:Aortic aneurysm treatable with asthma drugs 2Health News:Sponges, Surgical Tools Sometimes Left in Kids After Operation 2Health News:Sponges, Surgical Tools Sometimes Left in Kids After Operation 3Health News:Radiation fears should not deter women from mammography screening 2Health News:Hemostatic drug less effective than originally predicted 2
(Date:6/1/2015)... 1, 2015  Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: RSSS), a pioneer ... (STM) information for life science companies, academic institutions, and ... at the LD Micro Invitational being held on June ... Los Angeles . ... June 3rd at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time, with one-on-one ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... June 1, 2015 Nevro Corp. (NYSE: ... providing innovative evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic ... public offering of its common stock consisting of 1,475,506 ... to be sold by certain of its stockholders. In ... option to purchase up to an additional 590,202 shares ...
(Date:6/1/2015)... British Columbia and MENLO ... -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQX: DMPI) ... on developing and commercializing proven cancer therapies in ... data from its Phase I/II clinical trial of  ... (GBM), the most common and deadly form of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Research Solutions to Present at the LD Micro Invitational on June 3, 2015 2Research Solutions to Present at the LD Micro Invitational on June 3, 2015 3Nevro Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 2Nevro Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Updated Phase I/II Clinical Data on VAL-083 in Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) at ASCO 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Updated Phase I/II Clinical Data on VAL-083 in Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) at ASCO 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Updated Phase I/II Clinical Data on VAL-083 in Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) at ASCO 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Updated Phase I/II Clinical Data on VAL-083 in Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) at ASCO 5DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Updated Phase I/II Clinical Data on VAL-083 in Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) at ASCO 6DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Updated Phase I/II Clinical Data on VAL-083 in Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) at ASCO 7DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Updated Phase I/II Clinical Data on VAL-083 in Refractory Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) at ASCO 8
... DIEGO , April 27 CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN ) ... Thursday, May 6 following the close of trading on the New York Stock ... The company will host a webcast and ... ( 5 p.m. Eastern time ) to discuss the results for its third quarter, ...
... , April 27 Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) ... provide a general business overview, as well as to discuss first quarter 2010 ... Eastern Time ( 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time ).  Financial results for the ... day. , , , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CareFusion Will Host an Earnings Conference Call on May 6 to Discuss the Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2010 2Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2010 Financial Results Teleconference and Webcast 2
The DELFIA Platewash is a general purpose microtitration plate and strip washer especially standardized for use with DELFIA diagnostic kits....
... DW4 liquid handling system from Molecular Devices ... in one instrument. The system handles a ... plate washing96-, 384- and 1536-welland is the ... DW4 has been optimized to dispense from ...
... washers available to handle multiple ... assays. Embla 384 Cell washer ... been optimized to avoid cell ... compatible and have been integrated ...
Space-saving counter top model,User initiated manual defrost,Standard features (see above),Internal freezing compartment,Removable half-shelf in refrigerator,Two shelves in door,UL 471 Commercial Ref...
Medicine Products: