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July 2009
Vol. 19 No. 7
Global ID
Global Center Report and Briefing Highlight HIV/AIDS and TB Co-Infection

The Center for Global Health Policy published a major report on HIV/TB co-infection last month. Unveiled at a Capitol Hill briefing on June 25, “Deadly Duo: The Synergy Between HIV/AIDS & Tuberculosis” details the scope of this public health crisis and calls for an aggressive response from U.S. policymakers. To watch video of the briefing, click here for part one and here for part two.

Speakers included Diane Havlir, MD, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and chief of the HIV/AIDS Division and Positive Health Program at San Francisco General Hospital, who also serves on the Center’s Scientific Advisory Committee; Carol Dukes Hamilton, MD, FIDSA, co-chair of the Center’s Scientific Advisory Committee and a senior director of research at Family Health International; and Rosemary Mburu with the Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium.
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