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PAHO Honors Gender-Focused Efforts to Respond to HIV

Washington, D.C. March 8, 2011 (PAHO) - Two innitiatives that address gender differences to improve the prevention and treatment of HIV were cited today as "best practices" by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

The two projects—from Argentina and Trinidad and Tobago—were winners of the fourth annual “Best Practices that Incorporate the Perspective of Gender Equality in Health” contest and were presented at an event marking International Women’s Day at PAHO headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event also included the launch of new virtual course on gender equity, diversity and human rights in health, which will be offered through PAHO’s Virtual Campus of Public Health.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2011 12:13

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