TITLE

Bush's AIDS plan criticised for emphasising abstinence and forbidding condoms

AUTHOR(S)
Walgate, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/24/2004, Vol. 329 Issue 7459, p192
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that United States President George W. Bush has been criticized for his AIDS plan which emphasizes abstinence and forbids the use of condoms. Details of Bush's plan, known as the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief; How a field report will uncover the plan's discrimination against Africans by refusing to support condom distribution and imposing a plan telling everyone to abstain from sex; How the plan discriminates against any group that provides information on safe abortion; How the operational strategies of the countries are being set "almost entirely" by the US, without involving the community groups most experienced in local AIDS relief.
ACCESSION #
13865512

 

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