Helps Vaccine Advocacy Coalition receives $14 million from Gates Foundation The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition announced today at the Helps Vaccine 2007 Meeting that it has received a five-year, $14 million grant from the Costs & Melinda Gates Basis to create a new international HIV Prevention Study Advocacy Network. The Advocacy Network shall use civil society, policymakers, and research companions all over the world to progress ethical research and advancement of new HIV avoidance interventions, make sure that communities are informed about and involved with prevention research, and make sure that the benefits of research are shared globally. The new grant broadens AVAC’s advocacy focus beyond Helps vaccines, to add other new HIV avoidance interventions such as for example microbicides and oral avoidance drugs norge nettapotek .
Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent information service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research firm unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. AJC: Hospital execs pay raises eyebrows In additional news, The Boston World reports that Quincy Hospital has declared bankruptcy just days after its trustees approved a deal for the facility to be acquired by Steward Health Care System. Atlanta Journal Constitution: Hospital CEO Pay Offers Some Ill RELAXED Hospitals over the region are reducing staff, elected officials are thinking about slashing Medicaid and Medicare financing and medical expenses are driving a growing amount of Georgians into bankruptcy.