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Fogarty-supported organization in Haiti wins 2010 Gates Award

June 2010

PHOTO: President Bill Clinton stand next to Dr. Bill Pape
Photo courtesy of GHESKIO

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visited GHESKIO
recently and discussed aid efforts with Dr. Pape.

PHOTO: A nurse in Haiti, facing the camera and sitting behind a desk with a keyboard and monitor, hands medication to patient

GHEKSIO's clinics provide anti-retroviral therapy
(ART) and other treatments to HIV and AIDS patients
in Haiti.

GHESKIO (Groupe Haïtien d’Étude du Sarcome de Kaposi et des Infectieuses Opportunistes) is the 2010 winner of the prestigious Gates Award for Global Health, joining nine other elite global health organizations which have earned the honor in this tenth year of the award managed by the Global Health Council.

The announcement was made by Council President and CEO Jeffrey L. Sturchio and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius at an event organized at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.

Fogarty and GHESKIO

Learn more about the long-standing relationship between Fogarty and GHESKIO.

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