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2004

AIDS Fighters Hear Good News From Haiti

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The Miami Herald
2004-03-29
Section: Front
Edition: Final
Page: 5A

Despite the stealing of ambulances by thugs during the recent violence, despite experts' saying AIDS cannot be fought effectively in poor, rural settings, prominent AIDS fighters said Sunday there's good news from Haiti.

While AIDS still claims 30,000 lives a year in Haiti and has left 200,000 children orphaned, innovative treatment and prevention programs have cut Haiti's HIV rate by 50 percent since 1993, Dr. Jean Pape, of the Cornell Weill Medical College and director of Les Centres Gheskio in Haiti, told the Naitonal HIV/AIDS Update Conference in Miami on Sunday. A HUMAN RIGHT

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