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  1. IPPF/WHR
    IPPF/WHR December 1, 2011 at 11:30 am |

    Read this new article by Carmen Barroso and Serra Sippel on the integration of sexual and reproductive health and rights as a holistic response to HIV/AIDS

  2. Kim
    Kim December 1, 2011 at 11:43 am |

    For the second year in a row, my friend Steven is having a blog contest with prizes to raise money for the Pittsburgh Aids Task Force which provides free HIV tests and other services. Check it out & donate.
    http://bitchesgetstitches.net/2011/12/01/bitches-get-stitches-world-aids-day-project/

  3. IPPF/WHR
    IPPF/WHR December 1, 2011 at 12:44 pm |

    Also, for our World AIDS Day / 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence mashup: The Integration of HIV and Gender-based Violence

  4. Perspecticus
    Perspecticus December 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm |

    I read the Bush op-Ed and remember his funding commitment to fight AIDS. However, I also seem to recal that at the same time, him and his party passed laws forbidding foreign aid be spent on family planning, sex education, condoms, and prevention. Remembering all that, maybe we can ease up on being pleasantly surprised with his words today.

  5. Wendy
    Wendy December 1, 2011 at 1:20 pm |
  6. Wendy
    Wendy December 1, 2011 at 1:26 pm |

    Perspecticus: I also seem to recal that at the same time, him and his party passed laws forbidding foreign aid be spent on family planning, sex education, condoms, and prevention

    Not forgetting the PEPFAR Pledge, under which sex worker service providers lose their funding if they won’t sign an anti-prostitution declaration. Because sharing George Bush’s morality on sex work is more important than saving lives.

  7. Fern Fedora
    Fern Fedora December 1, 2011 at 8:23 pm |

    The GREAT BARRIER Brief which is “hidden in plain site (sic)” at the website janesway dot net This was the name used when it got a NIH grant during Clinton admin then the next ex-prez YOU KNOW WHO demoted all contraception and disease prevention for women to below funding guidelines for the National Inst Health! No one would know this even if they were refused funding.

    Note the website is from 1999 scroll down to find links. FDA & NIH knew about this in 1987-1988 NIH grant finally in 1999 Newspaper media won’t touch it cause their advertising policy is no bad news about their advertisers….esp incl Big pHARMA WHAT WOULD WORK in this case? I am the only entity (no corporation involved) still working on this….pt time while farming.
    On F’bk Fern Fedora or contact at website above subject Attention Fern

  8. Jamie
    Jamie December 1, 2011 at 9:00 pm |

    Fun fact about life in Africa: the free antiretrovirals given out by many governments don’t work without food. This is one of the main reasons that poverty and AIDS go together.

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