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Institute recommends a global health corps for AIDS

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7498.982-b (Published 28 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:982
  1. Bob Roehr
  1. Washington, DC

    The United States should create a global health service corps as a crucial component of the president's emergency plan for AIDS relief. The corps would address the needs of personnel tackling the AIDS crisis in the worst affected countries.

    The emergency plan that President Bush announced in January 2003 commits the US to spending $15bn (£7.9bn; €11.6bn) over five years in 15 countries that are thought to carry more than half of the global burden of HIV and AIDS (BMJ …

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