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June 26, 2001
Vol. LIII, No. 13

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Too Soon To Call
Welfare Reform A Success, Wilson Warns

Grantees Win
GM Cancer Awards

HIV/AIDS in Mothers, Children Is Focus of Botswana Conference

Office Supply
Delivery Offered

NCI Develops
Web Design Guidelines

CIT Training Program Summer Term Begins

News Briefs

New Appointments



Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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Different Culture Warrants Different Approach
Hill Lecturer Hopes 'Dilemmas' of AIDS in Africa Will Spur Renaissance

By Carla Garnett

Dr. Malegapuru William Makgoba of South Africa gives the Hill Lecture.

In many crucial ways, AIDS in Africa is different than AIDS in the United States. So said Dr. Malegapuru William Makgoba, president of the Medical Research Council of South Africa, who delivered the second annual James C. Hill Memorial Lecture, "The HIV/AIDS Pandemic: An African Dilemma" on May 15. The differences, he contended, present a number of problems unique to the continent and require different approaches to prevention and treatment of the disease.
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Life After the Lab
Ex-Postdocs Thrive on Switch to Teaching

By Rich McManus

It might be a good thing that Lipsett Amphitheater was not that crowded for a talk given May 11 by two ex-NIH postdocs who have gone on to new careers in teaching; after all, they seemed more engaged, more vitalized, a tad more riddled with life than perhaps the average young NIH scientist, especially the beleaguered postdoc caricatured in those NIH Catalyst cartoons drawn by Dent.
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