Haitian Group Bags 2010 Gates Award for Global Health

Groupe Haïtien d’Etude du Sarcome de Kaposi et des Infectieuses Opportunistes, or GHESKIO, won the 2010 Gates Award for Global Health. The award comes with a USD1 million prize.

GHESKIO was selected for the award due to its work in clinical service, research and training to treat and curb the spread of HIV/AIDS and other related illnesses.

GHESKIO Founder and Director Jean William Pape will formally accept the award at the 37th Annual International Conference on Global Health in Washington, D.C., slated for June 17, according to the Global Health Council.

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