Members of PHR's Health Action AIDS team and I returned from Miami last week after organizing a global health house party with US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The room was packed with HIV/AIDS and harm reduction experts, health professionals, students, people living with HIV and community leaders on US needle exchange policy and its impact on the spread of global HIV/AIDS
Is healthcare a right? What is a human right? Why is this important in Africa? Wednesday was spent meeting people who offered different perspectives on these questions and elucidated new ideas for progress in Uganda.
The Kerry-Lugar amendment has passed by unanimous consent! Thank you for your calls!
This week's Senate confirmation hearing for President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) offers a key opportunity to press the Administration on its plans to end the US ban on the entry of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Next week, PHR members from all across the country will be meeting with their Member of Congress district offices and asking them to stop AIDS now! We have scheduled meetings in 25 states with 63 Members of Congress from Boston, MA to Honolulu, HI.