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PLoS Study, Article on Cost-Effectiveness of HAART in South Africa; Global Fund Recruits Experts for Technical Review Panel; Bush Administration Outlines Domestic, International HIV/AIDS Plans; Kaiser Family Foundation, CNN Announces New Excellence in HIV/AIDS Journalism Award
"Fact Sheet: Continuing the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in America," Bush Administration: The fact sheet highlights the administration's priorities for fighting HIV/AIDS domestically, which include reauthorizing the Ryan White CARE Act, supporting research to develop new methods of prevention and treatment and providing funding for states to end waiting lists for antiretroviral medicines. The summary also describes plans to use programs such as the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the New Partners Initiative to help meet international HIV/AIDS challenges ("Fact Sheet: Continuing the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in America," Bush administration, 2/1).
New Award for HIV/AIDS Journalism in Africa, Kaiser Family Foundation and CNN International: The Kaiser Family Foundation in collaboration with CNN International last week announced the new Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Journalism for reporting on HIV/AIDS in Africa. The award will recognize reporting that highlights the epidemic's far-reaching impact on individuals, communities and nations. Kaiser also will organize a special HIV/AIDS briefing for journalists expected to attend the July 2006 awards ceremony in Maputo, Mozambique (Kaiser Family Foundation release, 2/2).
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