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US Global AIDS coordinator to visit India

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

The US Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador, Eric Goosby, is travelling to this week to recognise the successful health partnership between the two countries, an official statement said.

During his trip from May 1 to 4, Goosby will meet with key government officials in the health sector, development partners, donor agencies, non-government organisations, and academic institutions to see first-hand the important work being done to fight HIV/AIDS in

Besides New Delhi, he will be visiting field programmes and meeting with health officials in and Varanasi.

Goosby leads all US Government international HIV/AIDS efforts as the United States Global AIDS Coordinator.

In this role, he oversees implementation of the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), as well as engagement with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, and Malaria.

First Published: Wed, May 01 2013. 06:05 IST