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Ugandan Physician on Global AIDS Prevention: “Reproductive Health Is Not a Dirty Word”

The former Global AIDS Coordinator whose program was the basis for PEPFAR recently said that “reproductive health is a clean word,” and that the “integration of reproductive health services with HIV” programming should be a priority.

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Roundup: Dybul’s Departure; Utah House Approves Anti-Abortion Legal Fund

Michelle Goldberg on Mark Dybul’s departure; stem cell transplant appears to free patient of HIV; condom sales going up; Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships inspires skepticism; Utah House approves anti-abortion legal fund.

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Who Will Be Obama’s Global AIDS Coordinator?

Will Mark Dybul really stay on as Obama’s Global AIDS Coordinator? And if he does, will his new boss push him to listen to the evidence on prevention?

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Obama to Keep Abstinence-Only AIDS Coordinator

Sources reveal Mark Dybul will continue to serve as Global AIDS Coordinator.  Keeping Dybul on indefinitely will undermine confidence in both PEPFAR and the promise of the new Administration to support ideology over evidence.

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Madame Speaker, Make a Difference for Women on HIV

When it comes to PEPFAR, is Speaker Nancy Pelosi better for women and girls, or is President Bush’s Global AIDS Coordinator, Dr. Mark Dybul? The Democratic Majority seems to be ignoring the pleas of public health experts.

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