Ugandan Doctor Guest at State of Union
January 29, 2003
Dr. Peter Mugyeny of Uganda was among the guests who sat with first lady Laura Bush in the House of Representatives gallery Tuesday as President George W. Bush delivered the State of the Union address. Mugyeny is the director of the Joint Clinical Research Center in Uganda, which has pioneered advanced antiretroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS in Africa. He chairs the Ugandan AIDS task force, which has developed a comprehensive plan for HIV prevention, care and treatment. Mugyeny is also the chair of the African Dialogue on AIDS.Adapted from:
01.28.03; United Press International, Sarah Coffey
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