H.Con.Res.288 - Expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to children infected with AIDS in Romania.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20] (Introduced 08/19/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/31/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.288 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/19/1994)
Commends the work of private voluntary organizations that have made life more bearable for Romanian children infected with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) virus.
Calls for the continuation of current measures to assist children infected with the AIDS virus in the Constanta region of Romania and elsewhere, and for the implementation by the Government of Romania of a nationwide AIDS-awareness campaign to lessen the possibility of the spread of infection.
Urges the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to use its authority under the Support for East European Democracy Act of 1989 to provide assistance for the extension of AIDS treatment programs to other areas of Romania.
Calls on USAID to: (1) report to specified congressional committees on the extent of human immunodeficiency virus infection among children in Romania and on efforts to provide assistance to address this problem and prevent further infection; and (2) offer assistance to the Romanian Ministry of Health in the collection and analysis of relevant statistics regarding AIDS.
Calls on the Government of Romania to provide all appropriate assistance to address the AIDS problem, in particular, statistical and other analyses on the spread of infection by the AIDS virus.