World AIDS Day: President Obama Earns a 'D+' in Fighting Global AIDS; Organizations Call for Urgent Course Correction
November 30, 2009
Washington, D.C. -- On the eve of World AIDS Day, global AIDS and Africa solidarity organizations released a report card today evaluating President Obama's first year in office -- giving the President and his Administration a 'D+' for work so far.
"With new data showing that worldwide the number one killer of women of reproductive age is HIV, aggressive scale up of AIDS treatment is needed more than ever for the health of communities," said Asia Russell, Health GAP Director of International Policy. "We are disappointed to report that on his first World AIDS Day in office, President Obama has not made good on his promises to increase funding for effective, life saving programs to fight AIDS around the world."View Full Article
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