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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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?
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.
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.