AIDS groups appeal to Obama for help
Posted on November 30, 2008
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Leaders of national AIDS organizations revealed this week their recommendations for moves President-elect Barack Obama and his administration can make during their first 100 days in office to fight HIV/AIDS in America.
In a letter, the leaders call for “a comprehensive and adequately funded response to the domestic AIDS epidemic in the United States,” which Obama supported during the campaign.
“The purpose is to get renewed leadership for the domestic epidemic,” said Carl Schmid, director of federal affairs for the AIDS Institute, a national public policy organization. “These are all things he can do on his own without turning to Congress. These are non-legislative actions that the agencies can do.”See AIDS groups appeal to Obama for help in fightin…
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