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Needle Exchange Funding Moving Through Congress

08/07/2009

On July 24, the US House of Representatives voted to end the ban on federal funding for needle exchange programs. Representative Jose Serrano publicly applauded PHR for our work on needle exchange funding issues

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Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Releases Powerful Statement on Travel Ban

08/04/2009

Last week, The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) released a public comment on the repeal of the HIV travel ban.

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Now Is Not the Time to Step Back from Global AIDS Funding

08/03/2009

NPR's Morning Edition recently reported on a visit to Capitol Hill by the Afghanistan Minister of Health Sayid Fatimie. This short report asked the question: should foreign aid for global health be viewed as a way of helping poor countries or should it serve foreign policy objectives?

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Act Now to End the HIV Travel Ban

07/28/2009

The US government is very close to ending the discriminatory HIV Travel Ban, which prohibits people living with AIDS from entering the United States. Take action today by telling the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to end the HIV Travel Ban.

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Tell Your Member of Congress "Clean Needles Save Lives!"

07/21/2009

Last Friday, the House Appropriations Committee voted to include a provision lifting the ban on federal funding for needle exchange programs. The appropriations bill with this provision will appear before the entire House this week, and the Senate will likely vote on the bill next week.

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