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Opinion: U.S. Should Intensify Efforts to Expand HIV Treatment, Develop Vaccine, Find Cure

November 27, 2013

"[I]n a remarkable show of wise bipartisan support, on [November 19] the U.S. Congress reauthorized [PEPFAR] and the U.S. investment in the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by passing legislation to extend the program's authorization," Myron Cohen, associate vice chancellor for global health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the architect and principal investigator of the multinational HPTN 052 trial, writes in The Hill's "Congress Blog." "This decision will save millions of lives and is a terrific example of the U.S. engaging in 'health diplomacy,'" he states, adding, "But it is only one, vitally necessary step."

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Executive Summary
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