At a contentious trustees meeting, we recommended that the college increase its financial aid
budget by 300 percent.
laws and implications: According to the "2006-2007 Free Application for Federal Student Aid
" (FAFSA), a student who seeks Federal financial aid
and plans to enter college in September 2007, for example, must file an application no earlier than January 2007.
That's the essence of the financial-aid
shell game, played with international foreign aid
(and, in a slightly modified version, with "free trade" agreements).
More than 20 million people have died of AIDS since it was first identified in 1981.
The White House and USAID have proposed to spend in 2006 one quarter of its food aid
budget to buy food grown by local or regional producers.
Her condition improved significantly, however, after her medical aid
paid for a highly active antiretroviral therapy to treat the disease, in addition to providing her with counseling on how to properly use the medication.
As if to outdo himself, President Bush last year announced another new aid
program: $10 billion over five years to combat the AIDS pandemic in Tanzania and 13 other poor countries in Africa and the Caribbean, roughly quadrupling current U.
Behind-the-Ear: This kind of hearing aid
fits behind the ear and carries sound to the ear through a custom ear mold.
The New York Times details "Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals" on July 3; this is the first media story on AIDS,
2 million Americans living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
My scientific detachment didn't live long; AIDS soon became more than a medical curiosity for me.
We worked hard to give comfort, but people with AIDS died anyway.
Then tell them that an African man or woman dies of AIDS every 13 seconds.
Faced with the worrying increase of AIDS in our country--and the suffering which it creates--the Catholic Church must contribute to the struggle against the disease," says Monsignor Basile Tapsoba, the bishop of Koudogou in Burkina Faso.
Note: The list below does not include most meetings designed primarily as continuing medical education (CME) training for medical professionals--some of which, like those of the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs), we highly recommend.