Washington Times Profiles Not-For-Profit Group AHEAD
The Washington Times today profiles AHEAD Inc., a not-for-profit organization established in 1981 that provides assistance to underserved communities in the United States and Africa. AHEAD, which "implement[s] programs that lead to self-sufficiency and self-reliance in health, education and agriculture," runs a "teen-action program" in Tanzania that aims to prevent HIV/AIDS among young people. Saying that "most of the money" committed by other groups to HIV/AIDS goes to vaccine research, AHEAD Executive Director Elvira Williams noted that the group's teen program "has gone very well" (Barnes, Washington Times, 2/21). The full article is available online.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.