Health Officials React to New National HIV/AIDS Strategy
On Tuesday, the Obama administration outlined a new nationwide plan to combat HIV/AIDS that aims to cut infection rates by 25% by reducing stigma among high-risk groups, increasing access to care and allocating funding to areas most in need. While some California health officials see promise in shifting funding to areas with high HIV rates, others are concerned that new funding is required to meet the initiative's goals.
- "Bay Area Officials Optimistic About Nation's First HIV/AIDS Plan" (Chang, San Jose Mercury News, 7/13).
- "Obama Shifts AIDS Strategy to High-Risk Groups" (Aylward, San Francisco Chronicle, 7/14).
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