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Mark Dybul Says Partnership Replacing Paternalism in Global Health

December 13, 2013

"Mark Dybul, executive director of the Global Fund, said the paternalism overshadowing relations between rich countries and poor in global health is giving way to an era of partnership that owes much to the vision of Nelson Mandela," the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria states in a press release. The press release summarizes Dybul's closing speech at the 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), in which he "paid a rousing tribute to the late South African leader, saying Mandela 'broke the silence on HIV in Africa and he broke the silence on HIV in the world.'" The press release also describes speeches delivered at the conference by South African Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron and ICASA Chair Robert Soudré (12/11).

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This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. © Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.



  
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This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
 
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