The country currently has the highest prevalence of hepatitis C in the world.
UNAIDS has just published its latest Gap Report, which provides global HIV/AIDS stats and outlines key issues that still need to be addressed to end the epidemic.
The new partnership, which also includes music industry promoter Maria Davis, is part of Merck's 'I Design' campaign.
The recipient is “Sex Work and Violence:
Understanding Factors for Safety and Protection.”
He died of AIDS-related complications in 1995.
The grants are awarded through its Research Consortium on HIV Eradication (ARCHE) program.
The July/August 2014 issue of POZ magazine is online.
Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr.