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US Senate Committee discusses AIDS

13 December 2007

UNAIDS Executive Director Dr Peter Piot address US Senate Committee

At a special hearing - "Meeting the Global Challenge of AIDS, TB and Malaria" - UNAIDS Executive Director Dr Peter Piot addressed the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) about AIDS, the work of UNAIDS to address the epidemic and the critical difference that the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has made in the AIDS response.

Also addressing the Committee in Panel I were U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Mark Dybul and Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joining Dr Piot in Panel II were World Vision HIV educator Princess Zulu, Professor of the University of California, Dr Norman Hearst and Vice Chair of the IOM Evaluation Committee, Dr Helen Smits.


Read written testimony provided by UNAIDS Executive Director Dr Piot to the US Senate committee on Health, Education; Labor and Pensions (HELP)

Read follow up questions submitted by HELP to Dr Piot

External links:

More on 'Meeting the Global Challenge of AIDS, TB and Malaria' - US Senate Committee web site 

View the hearing

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