9 Jan : Noted Physician and HIV AIDS Specialist & Social Activist Dr Diwakar Tejaswi attended special discussion on HIV AIDS Control and newer strategies developed recently by CDC for the prevention of HIV spread yesterday at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarter, Atlanta, USA. Dr Tejaswi was invited by AIDS experts at CDC to share his views for the effective control and prevention of HIV AIDS in the developing world.
He had discussion with Dr Richard Keenlyside, Asso.Director for External Affairs, Global AIDS Programme, Dr Michael Friedman on Clinical Training and GAP Programming in India, Dr Lisa Grohskopf on Researches on Pre Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention, Mr Bob Kohmescher on CDC’s National and International Programming Priorities, Dr Bob Chen on Success and Challenges of the HIV Vaccine Trials. Mr Walter Chow, Advisor Public Health, CDC Atlanta coordinated the meet and informed that India will be hosting the newest Global Disease Detection Center as per joint declaration made by US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh. Dr Tejaswi discussed the contemporary issues of concern in HIV AIDS control in Bihar and India at large. AIDS experts at CDC were happy to see the efforts of Dr Tejaswi in HIV AIDS awareness, treatment, care and support at Patna and Bihar.