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Saturday, January 19, 2008

Experts Call for Shift in AIDS Policy

AIDS Götterdämmerung
The Twilight & Destruction Of The AIDS Gods
After the figures for AIDS in India and Africa fiasco, the Audry Serrano case, now comes this latest bit of great news. It looks like the AIDS industry is opting for a quite way out to avoid having to admit how very wrong they have all been. Just let the whole thing quietly crumble slowly, this seems to be the tactic here. You can also see from the poll that people are also taking this option, supporting the idea of re-directing AIDS funds to more pressing and real causes. I suppose this is the only way everyone can save face...

Experts Call for Shift in AIDS Policy
Posted: 2008-01-18 17:18:23
Filed Under: Health News, World News

LONDON (Jan. 18) - In the two decades since AIDS began sweeping the globe, it has often been labeled as the biggest threat to international health.

But with revised numbers downsizing the pandemic — along with an admission that AIDS peaked in the late 1990s — some AIDS experts are now wondering if it might be wise to shift some of the billions of dollars of AIDS money to basic health problems like clean water, family planning or diarrhea.

"If we look at the data objectively, we are spending too much on AIDS," said Dr. Malcolm Potts, an AIDS expert at the University of California, Berkeley, who once worked with prostitutes on the front lines of the epidemic in Ghana.

Problems like malnutrition, pneumonia and malaria kill more children in Africa than AIDS.

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