HIV/AIDS

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February 11, 2007

In critical domestic programs, the President’s budget makes the following cuts:

Nutrition - Commodity Supplemental Food Program: Would terminate food assistance to 440,000 low-income seniors in an average month Energy Assistance: Despite recent increases in the cost of heating, energy...

February 9, 2007

God's Mission in the World, a study guide on global poverty and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) produced jointly between the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is now available to purchase and can be ordered from Episcopal Books and Resources online or by...

February 6, 2007

Legislative Update The 110th Congress has kept a breakneck pace since it began January 4th. Thank you for responding to our EPPN alerts - this is an update on those issues:

Minimum Wage: Thanks to dedicated advocates like you Congress has now, for the first time in more than 10 years,...

January 7, 2007

*UPDATE (2/7/2007): Thanks to your efforts and hundreds of thousands of other Americans, congressional leadership preserved more than $1.3 billion in FY'07 funding increases for the fight against AIDS, TB, and malaria worldwide - saving the lives of more than 100,000 people in poor countries in...

January 7, 2007

In the four years since Congress and the President made a historic commitment to fight AIDS abroad, U.S. leadership has brought hope and healing to millions of people around the world. Treatment rates in Africa have increased eightfold, with 50,000 new people being introduced to treatment each...

January 2, 2007

The first in a 10-part series of Sunday bulletin inserts the United Nations' eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and ways in which the Episcopal Church is committed to their realization is suggested for use this coming Sunday, January 7.

The series has installments for the Sundays...

December 2, 2006

Church leaders in Kenya demanded an end to massive indiscriminate distribution of condoms during global celebration to mark the World AIDS Day.

"What we are opposing is indiscriminate distribution in public places," said Kenya's Anglican Archbishop Benjamin Nzimbi. "I think this should...

November 29, 2006

This Friday, December 1, is World AIDS Day. How is the world doing in fighting a global pandemic that is now in its 25th year of existence?

Mobilization of resources by the United States and other countries over the past four years has increased treatment rates more than eight-fold in...

October 31, 2006

An art project launched in a small South African town is giving North Americans an appreciation for the scope of the AIDS epidemic and the resilience of Africans who cope daily with the loss of family members and the resulting turmoil in their communities.

The Keiskamma Altarpiece, a...

October 26, 2006

The following is a quick update on issues with which we were engaged this fall. Congress was not able to complete its work and will return after the election for a “lame duck” session. Those sessions are often unpredictable but especially so if there are significant changes in the...

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