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Obama Administration Shows Disappointing Inaction on Syringe Exchange Funding

05/07/2009

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) is extremely disappointed that President Obama's FY2010 budget proposal retains the decades-old ban on federal funding for syringe exchange services despite the White House's support for evidence-based HIV prevention strategies and a reversal of the misguided federal ban.

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Obama and Congress: Commit Resources for Your New Global Health Strategy

05/06/2009

(Cambridge, MA) — Physician's for Human Rights (PHR) welcomes the Obama Administration's intention to shape a new, comprehensive global health strategy, but urges a greater investment in global health programs to meet the laudable goals outlined by President Obama today.

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PHR Applauds Selection of Eric Goosby, MD, to Lead Nation's Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives

04/27/2009

(Cambridge, MA)—Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) hails President Obama's announcement of his intent to nominate Eric Goosby, MD, CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation as the US Global AIDS Coordinator and urges his swift confirmation by the US Senate.

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Human Rights Advocates Urge Sebelius to Act Swiftly

03/30/2009

As Health and Human Services Secretary-designate Kathleen Sebelius begins her Senate confirmation hearings, leading human rights advocates urged her to move quickly upon her confirmation to lift US restrictions on the entry of people living with HIV into the United States...

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Mugyenyi Urges US to Maintain Momentum with Investment in Global AIDS Funding

03/17/2009

Uganda's Dr. Peter Mugyenyi called America's investment in the African AIDS crisis the greatest mission of compassion in recent history...

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