June 15, 2011

HIV remains one of the most formidable challenges facing the human family and we ignore this challenge, literally, at our own peril.

This is clear from the final declaration agreed by the U.N. General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS that met June 8-10 in New York.

The cost in...

June 14, 2011

Religious leaders and representatives of faith-based organizations are giving generally high marks to a United Nations AIDS meeting that set new targets to combat the continued spread of HIV/AIDS.

At the June 8-10 meeting at the U.N. in New York, marked by frequent references to the three...

May 8, 2011

Bruce Garner says his spiritual life was profoundly changed during an AIDS healing service in 1986 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.

"I felt the presence of God so strongly it was like I could reach out and physically touch the Holy Spirit," the Atlanta resident recalled. "As I...

April 11, 2011

Retired Anglican Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, an outspoken activist for human rights and equality in Uganda, delivered a presentation at the United Nations in New York on April 8 calling for the global decriminalization of homosexuality as a way to make progress in the HIV/AIDS pandemic.


March 3, 2011

In a sewing factory in San Pedro Sula men and women infected with HIV/AIDS sew T-shirts, tote bags, school uniforms and other items for both in-country and export sale. In exchange for labor the workers receive a fair wage -- $250 a month (the Honduran minimum wage), medical care at a clinic...

November 30, 2010

Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has issued a call to world leaders to take action to accelerate a decline in new HIV infections through activism that promotes prevention measures.

"HIV prevention activism is indispensable to overcome the epidemic," said Tutu, the...

November 30, 2010

In his message for 2010 World AIDS Day, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams celebrates the good news that can be found in examples of local responses to HIV and the impact of global action reflected in the latest statistics, according to a press release from Lambeth Palace.


June 9, 2010

A group of African Christian and Muslim leaders is warning of increased vulnerability to HIV infections during the soccer World Cup in South Africa which runs for a month from June 11.

The world soccer extravaganza is coming to Africa for the first time, and the religious leaders want...

May 21, 2010

A new administration block, isolation ward, and laboratory at the hospital in Matana, and a new staff house and isolation ward at the health center in Nyankanda are signs of the Anglican Church in Burundi's growing involvement with and commitment to health care in the East African country....

January 21, 2010

As Congress gets back into gear for the spring, we wanted to give you an update on some of the issues that we will be watching and that you can expect to see in future EPPN Alerts.


Federal Jobs Bill: The House of Representatives passed the Jobs for...