Navigation Links
World AIDS Day Audio Press Conference
Date:11/26/2007

Thursday, November 29, 2007

10:00 a.m. (EST)

A World AIDS Day Call for Changes to PEPFAR's HIV Prevention Strategies

Leading U.S. and African Women's, Faith-based and Youth Rights Organizations Call on Congress to Start Taking Effective Prevention Seriously in Reauthorization of Global AIDS Plan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by the Center for Health & Gender Equity:

When: Thursday, November 29, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. EST

Who: Rev. William G. Sinkford, President, Unitarian Universalist

Association

Serra Sippel, Acting Executive Director, Center for Health

Gender Equity, moderator

Brian Ackerman, International Youth Leadership Council,

Advocates for Youth

Bernice Heloo, President, Society for Women and AIDS in Africa,

Ghana

Promise Mthembu, International Community of Women Living with

HIV and AIDS (ICW), invited

Rev. J.P. Heath, ANERELA, South Africa, invited

What: A World AIDS Day teleconference for international and national news media focusing on how U.S. international HIV prevention policy falls short of meeting the needs of women and youth, and on the steps Congress needs to take during the upcoming reauthorization of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to address the prevention needs of women and youth.

The next day, on November 30, activists will participate in a march and rally in Washington, D.C. calling on Congress and the Administration to Start Taking Effective Prevention Seriously by taking the necessary steps to address the HIV prevention needs of women and youth worldwide. For more information on this event, visit http://www.pepfarwatch.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=106&It emid=106 or http://www.pepfarwatch.org/dcevent.

Why: World AIDS Day (December 1, 2007) marks the final World AIDS Day prior to the planned Congressional reauthorization of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in 2008. It offers an opportunity to reflect on progress made under PEPFAR, as well as PEPFAR's shortcomings -- particularly the rising number of new HIV infections among women and youth. Current prevention policies under PEPFAR fail to address the needs of women and youth. As Congress prepares to reauthorize PEPFAR early in 2008, it is essential that they make critical reforms to PEPFAR's prevention programs.

RSVP: To join this call, RSVP to change@genderhealth.org, or call 1.301.270.1182, by 4:00 p.m. on November 28, 2007.

Co-sponsors: Advocates for Youth, Center for Health and Gender Equity, Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

http://www.pepfarwatch.org/press

Contact: Serra Sippel, CHANGE, 301-270-1182 (o), 301-768-7162 (m)

Marcela Howell, AFY, 202-419-3420 (o), 202-841-3292 (m)

Rob Keithan, UUA, 202-296-4672 x 15 (o), 202-494-6969 (m)


'/>"/>
SOURCE Center for Health & Gender Equity
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Georgia Reproductive Specialists Participates in Largest-Ever In Vitro Fertilization Clinical Trial in the World
2. Aspirin Named 8th World Wonder by Majority of Americans
3. Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present Updated Results of Picoplatin Phase 2 Small Cell Lung Cancer Trial at 12th World Conference on Lung Cancer
4. Pharmacopeia Assists the World Health Organization in the Discovery of Novel Therapeutics for the Treatment of Malaria
5. A Worldwide Phase III Clinical Trial Seeks U.S. Patients to Explore Investigational Drug Phenoxodiol
6. New Study Presented at WorldSleep 2007 Demonstrates Ramelteon Has Sustained Efficacy Over Six Months in Adults With Chronic Insomnia
7. Genasense(R) Data in Melanoma to be Presented in Opening Session at First Worldwide Melanoma Center Meeting of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology
8. WorldHeart Announces Further Milestone in Miniaturized Assist Pump Development
9. Oncology Drugs Development Update - Worldwide Markets and Forecasts of Approved EGFr/HEr2 Inhibitors, Treatment Costs, Pathway Analysis, Current and Expanded Clinical Indications, and Novel Agents in Development
10. Pivotal Ustekinumab (CNTO 1275) Phase 3 Data to Debut at World Congress of Dermatology Meeting
11. Video: The Arizona Heart Institute Announces the Largest Worldwide Experience with Endoluminal Grafting to Treat Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Related Pathologies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... April 29, 2016 Acquisition ... Sciences, Product Development Capabilities in North ... Base . Indegene ( http://www.indegene.com ... the acquisition of Skura Corporation,s life science business. ... adaptive sales enablement technology for life science organizations ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016  While Abbott,s announced purchase of St. ... repair and stent business, healthcare research firm Kalorama ... firmly into patient monitoring.  Kalorama said that patient ... areas, with double-digit growth expected the next 5 ... Remote Patient Monitoring . Abbott Laboratories agreed ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016 ... insights on healthcare, announced today that it has been ... Cool Vendor in Life Sciences, 2016, ... 2016.  The report focuses on life-science- oriented analytics, algorithms ... from patients and doctors, confirm medication ingestion, and analyze ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/2/2016)... , ... May 02, 2016 , ... Eating Recovery ... for eating, mood and anxiety disorders, has rebranded its eating disorder program under a ... residential eating disorder treatment facility on May 16. , To celebrate, ERC Chicago ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in ... their fitness journey on social media. , The foot care company, which specializes ... product voucher each week during May to one winner. , “Whether the goal is ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... May 02, 2016 , ... Dr. ... provide his patients with same day treatments. In the past, many necessary dental treatments ... or work, along with multiple anesthetic shots and extra chair time. Not only could ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 02, 2016 , ... MedPro Waste ... mail back service. MedPro now offers its mail back service for an all-inclusive ... we are now able to provide service to all of the clients in the ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... NV (PRWEB) , ... May 02, 2016 , ... ... Pharmacy Times, has announced a new Specialty Pharmacy Patient Satisfaction Award that will ... based on the quarterly results from Zitter Health Insights’ Specialty Pharmacy Patient Satisfaction ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):