|The 17th International AIDS Conference Highlights Human Rights Need For HIV Prevention
|The 17th International AIDS Conference (IAC), convened in Mexico City, Mexico from August 3–8 008, brought over 22,000 people including world leaders, policymakers, advocates, academics, and scientists committed in the global effort to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The IAC, the world’s largest HIV forum, is organized by the International AIDS ...|
|Judge Rules against PEPFAR Anti-Prostitution Pledge
|Federal judge, Victor Marrero, ruled on August 8, 2008 that the anti-prostitution pledge requirement included in the U.S. Leadership Against HIV/AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria Act (“the Global AIDS Act”), remains unconstitutional despite the federal government’s efforts to remedy the problems.
Implemented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ...|
|SIECUS Releases the Fiscal Year 2007 Edition of the SIECUS State Profiles
|On August 21, SIECUS released the State Profiles for Fiscal Year 2007. The most comprehensive resource of its kind, this annual publication, includes individual profiles of every state and the District of Columbia that are intended to serve as a guide and major resource for advocates, policymakers, and other interested ...|
| First Meeting of Ministers of Education and Health to Stop HIV and STIs in Latin America and the Caribbean takes place in Mexico City
|Prior to the start of the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, the Mexican Government called the First Meeting of Ministers of Education and Health to Stop HIV and STIs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Technical Experts from international organizations including, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the ...|