ERIC Number: ED352178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-13
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on AIDS: Threat to the Developing World's Children. Hearing before the Select Committee on Hunger. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Hunger.
Key leaders working for international, bilateral, and private organizations presented oral testimony and written statements on how developing countries can be assisted in coping with the AIDS crisis. Michael Merson of the World Health Organization, Richard Bissell of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Milton Amayun of World Vision Relief and Development read prepared statements and answered questions about the extent of the AIDS epidemic, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, and about the efforts of their organizations to help developing nations deal with the problem. The participants also discussed United States policy alternatives that may assist these efforts. Four congressmen presented statements concerning pending legislation or asked questions concerning USAID. Supplementary material from USAID and UNICEF concerning AIDS and women and pediatric AIDS was also presented. (MDM)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Child Health, Children, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Health Programs, Hearings, International Programs
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-11483-1, $2.75).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Hunger.
Identifiers - Location: Africa