News Releases Wednesday, October 22, 2003


Laura Bush visits Baylor's Botswana Clinic (07.10.03)

First Lady Laura Bush today visited the pediatrics AIDS clinic that recently opened as a partnership between Baylor College of Medicine and the government of Botswana...[full story]

Baylor, Botswana Partner on New Pediatric AIDS Center (06.20.03)

The first comprehensive treatment and training center in Africa for children with AIDS opened today as a partnership of Baylor College of Medicine and the government of Botswana...[full story]

Kline selected fellow in American Academy of Nursing (12.12.02)

Dr. Nancy Edmunds Kline, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, recently was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing...[full story]

Baylor Receives Grant for International AIDS Work (10.4.02)

Baylor College of Medicine's international AIDS program has received a $3.47 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help train health professionals and build infrastructure for treatment programs in 25 countries...[full story]

Texas Children’s Hospital unveils major art exhibit by African mothers and children (11.9.00)

Texas Children’s Hospital this week will unveil a compelling exhibit of artwork by African women and children as part of a major, cross-cultural AIDS awareness program....[full story]

Baylor AIDS initiative expands international training program (10.16.00)

The Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston has received a five-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a new AIDS International Training and Research Program. ....[full story]

New health center at Texas Children's Hospital provides care for internationally adopted children (9.22.00)

In response to a growing number of adoptions from other countries, Texas' first multidisciplinary health center for internationally adopted children has opened at Texas Children's Hospital. The center is staffed by highly skilled Texas Children's health professionals who have provided medical care for children in Mexico, Romania, and many African nations. ....[full story]

Visit the Texas Children's Health Center for International Adoptions web site. Click on "Enter Texas Children's Hospital", and select "International Adoption"

The Botswana- Baylor Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence Launched by President Mogae (9.18.00)

Southern Africa’s first Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence, with a special emphasis on HIV/AIDS pediatric care, was launched September 18, 2000 by Botswana President Festus Mogae. The Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence is a public-private sector partnership between the Botswana Ministry of Health, Gaborone’s Princess Marina Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s Secure the Future program. ....[full story]

Grant Helps Baylor Establish Texas Pediatric HIV Resource Center (5.26.00)

A new resource center will offer assistance to health-care professionals treating kids with HIV and to patients' families. The Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) received a $117,800 two-year grant from the Meadows Foundation to create a Texas Pediatric HIV Resource Center. The center will offer referral information and free educational materials....[full story]

Baylor Pediatric AIDS Group Wins Two Awards (4.5.00)

Educational materials from the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative tied for two first-place awards at the Texas Public Health Association's 75th Annual Educational Conference in Austin...[full story]

Children of Uganda (Family Fun Series, Society for the Performing Arts) (1.11.00)

Society for the Performing Arts, bringing the world’s best to Houston, presents the remarkable youth ensemble who have become advocates for HIV/AIDS prevention in Uganda - the Children of Uganda, February 11th at 7:00PM in Wortham Center’s Cullen Theater...[full story]

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