—FEATURED ARTICLES FROM THE BLOUNT CENTER—

PEPFAR:  RIGHT THING, RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME

The Blount Center, Emory University Interfaith Health Program, and Emory Center for AIDS Research are sponsoring a discussion with Ambassador Deborah Birx, MD, Director, Global AIDS Program, U.S. Department of State. READ MORE>>

 

ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY LAW IN UGANDA

The effects of the new anti-homosexuality law in Uganda have been severe and immediate, throwing social services, health services, and development organizations into disarray.  For HIV prevention programs, the effect of the law could be devastating.   READ MORE>>

AIDS LEGACY SERIES:  INTERVIEW WITH CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS

Blount Center Director, Sandra Thurman, recently interviewed Congressman John Lewis as part of the AIDS Legacy series capturing the extraordinary history of the AIDS movement. READ MORE>>

 

Politics of Compassion

THE POLITICS OF COMPASSION:  A LECTURE AND PANEL DISCUSSION

The Blount Center and the Interfaith Health Program recently sponsored a lecture by Dr. Amanullah DeSondy on Human Rights and Religion in Global Health and Development.  READ MORE>>

FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND HIV PREVENTION

Religion has a complex effect for people in key populations in relation to HIV risk and services.  This report contains eight key issues to guide collaboration between FBOs and HIV programs.  READ MORE>>

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NOT ALL FBOs ON “OBAMA’S EVANGELICAL GRAVY TRAIN”

The Nation published an article criticizing the Obama administration for its continued funding of programs run by Christian religious groups, but failed to highlight the FBOs carrying out work in alignment with sound policy and science.  READ MORE>>

 

 

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