Commentary & Opinion
Global AIDS Coordinator Goosby Should Serve as "Fierce Advocate" for Pediatric HIV/AIDS Programs, Letter to Editor Says
May 18, 2009
"The details of President Obama's new global health initiative have left many concerned that the financing described does not reflect the commitment required to lead the United States' efforts in the global fight against HIV and AIDS," Jennifer Delaney, executive director of Global Action for Children, writes in a New York Times letter to the editor. She adds that the Obama administration "needs to recognize that we cannot afford to scrimp on global health -- the cost of failure is too high. Our inaction threatens to forsake the more than 15 million children orphaned by AIDS, future parents and leaders of our world."
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