Baltimore City Council To Consider Establishing AIDS Commission To Coordinate Prevention Efforts
The Baltimore City Council's Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee tomorrow is scheduled to consider whether to create a commission to coordinate city-wide HIV/AIDS prevention efforts, the Baltimore Sun reports. City Council President Sheila Dixon, who two years ago formed an AIDS advisory group that last year recommended that AIDS be declared a public health emergency, is sponsoring the bill to establish the commission. The hearing is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Wednesday at City Hall (Baltimore Sun, 3/3).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.