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"Time to Deliver" to the Places that Need It

As we prepare for next week's International AIDS conference in Toronto, it is a natural time to reflect on progress made and lessons learned in the fight against AIDS. To that end, there is an interesting article at Worldpress.org that asks an experienced development specialist and a veteran AIDS reporter to share their thoughts on lessons learned from the fight against AIDS in Africa.

Australia finally caves in to GAVI

From the GAVI press release:

This week, Australia becomes the 17th public donor (including the European Commission) contributing to GAVI's life saving mission of preventing the spread of deadly diseases in the world's poorest countries. As it launches a new overseas aid health policy, the Australian Government is committing to a US$20 million contribution to the GAVI Alliance over the next 4 years.