Washington Post Series on AIDS Drug Access in Africa a Pulitzer Finalist
A Washington Post series examining the AIDS epidemic and drug access in Africa was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in public service, the Associated Press reports (Pyle, Associated Press, 4/17). The series, which ran in December 2000, examined the disparities in HIV/AIDS treatment between Western and developing nations, the United Nations-led price reduction initiative passed last May and Bristol-Myers Squibb's "Secure the Future" drug access initiative. To read the Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report summary of the series, go to http://www.kff.org/search/htsearch.cgi?format=detail&restrict=&config=kffhivaids&words=washington+post+series+january+global+challenges&method=and&sort=date. To read the original articles enter http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A51719-2000Dec26.html into your browser for the first article in the three-part series, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A56492-2000Dec27.html for the second article and http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A60114-2000Dec28.html for the final article.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.