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Obama Global Health Initiative

Hillary Clinton Is Right About HIV/AIDS: Time To Enact A Global Health Service Corps

Anand Reddi | Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact
Anand Reddi

Some may argue that enacting the Global Health Service Corps, especially in the era of U.S. government austerity measures, is not prudent.

Is USAID Being Set Up to Fail on the GHI?

Nandini Oomman | Posted 01.04.2012 | World
Nandini Oomman

By burdening USAID with eventual responsibility for the GHI's success but with no authority or leverage to make it happen, the QDDR has inadvertently placed USAID in an impossible situation.

AIDS Activism: Confusing Accountability With Personal Attacks

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anand Reddi

By not providing "new" money towards maternal and child health, President Obama had in de facto pitted HIV/AIDS against other global health objectives.

Global AIDS Watchdogs Worry U.S. Neglecting Its Leadership Role

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Washington clearly has a stake in the battle against HIV/AIDS, but how do we reconcile that with the chilling fact that black men in the nation's capital experience rates of HIV that rival that of Sub-saharan Africa?

Obama's Report Card on World AIDS Day: 'C'

Dr. Paul Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Zeitz

President Obama did take praiseworthy actions in the fight against HIV/AIDS in 2010. What is missing is the bold audacity with which President Obama has embraced other issues

Global AIDS Funding and China

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

The Global Fund provides funds and support to the hardest-hit countries that lack the resources to address their epidemics. However, one of the largest recipients is the second largest economy in the world: China.

Financing Global Health Aid and Protecting Wall Street: Enact a Financial Speculation Tax

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

A 0.005% financial speculation tax -- a "pinprick" for international banks -- would be an important stream of revenue for domestic and global development initiatives.

Truth and Reconciliation: President Obama's Global Health Initiative and HIV/AIDS -- Raising the Bar

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

Eradication of HIV is possible if the world community remains fully committed to funding cost-effective antiretroviral treatment initiatives. Treating our way out is indeed possible.

United States Global Health Policy: HIV/AIDS Treatment Funding At Risk Under President Obama

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

The diminishing commitment by the G8 towards HIV/AIDS treatment funding is a major topic at the Vienna AIDS conference. Sadly, the perception that HIV/AIDS is no longer an emergency is misinformed.

Obama's Global Health Initiative: Getting It Right The First Time Around

Serra Sippel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Serra Sippel

The U.S. has a rare opportunity to stem or eradicate some of the world's most common and fatal health threats; however, as with most opportunities, we have a small amount of time to leverage it effectively.