Lundy Foundation in the News

2016

July 5, 2016 Congress passes, President Obama signs the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act.

President Obama signed the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act (H.R. 3766) codifying key reforms that Lundy has been advocating for since 2006 to ensure U.S. foreign assistance is transparent and measures for impacts. Read legislation

June 13, 2016 New York Times Editorial states "The World Could End AIDS if It Tried". Read article

Lundy Foundation in collaboration with TTEA (www.ttea.info) is exploring the use of monetary quantitative easing (the printing of new money) to address the monies needed to end the disease. HIV/AIDS is ranked the third largest pandemic after the Black Death of the 14th century and the 1918 influenza pandemic.

March 1, 2016  Mounting scientific evidence points to test-and-treat as the most effective strategy to end HIV/AIDS until a vaccine is developed. The treatment strategy has won the support of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the World Health Organization and other leading global health organizations. As part of its advocacy efforts, the Lundy Foundation is advocating to fully fund test-and-treat implementation by exploring a range of financial options, including quantitative easing.


2015

May 30, 2015 Treating H.I.V. patients before they get sick Read New York Times editorial

May 27, 2015 — H.I.V. treatment should start at diagnosis, U.S. health officials say Read New York Times article and accompanying NIH study.

Since 2010, TTEA (www.ttea.info) have been advocating for the immediate start of anti-viral HIV drugs to prolong lives and stop HIV transmissions. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases study provides overwhelming evidence that immediate treatment saves lives and prevents individuals from passing the disease on to others.

March 27, 2015 — U.S. Department of State continues to refine its evaluation policies as advocated for by the Lundy Foundation. Read Department of State’s 2015 evaluation policies.

Since 2006, the Lundy foundation has called for the evaluation of all US foreign assistance programs to ensure that these programs are producing intended impacts and that US taxpayer dollars are spent effectively.


2013

July 24, 2013 — New York Times Editorial Board endorses test and-treat-- a strategy that the Lundy Foundation has been urging global leaders to adopt-- to stop HIV transmissions and begin eradicating the pandemic. Read editorial

February 19, 2013 — Lundy Foundation’s president lectures at the University of Colorado Leadership Residential Academic Program and Newton Chair in Leadership on how each of us can use our passion and leadership skills to better the world we live in. Read announcement


2012

June 19, 2012 — U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, TTEA’s Senior Technical Adviser Dr. Brian Williams and the Lundy Foundation’s president conduct a briefing for members of the U.S. Congress and staff in Washington, D.C., regarding the use of test-and-treat as the lead global strategy to stop HIV transmissions and begin eradicating the disease.

Watch 2-minute teaser
Watch full congressional briefing
Watch post-briefing interview with Dr. Brian Williams
Read congressional briefing handout

March 15, 2012 — Lundy Foundation’s president interviewed on VoiceAmerica’s ”Capital Thinking“ radio show about using test-and-treat to stop the spread of HIV around the globe. Listen to the interview:

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January 5, 2012 — Gov. John W. Hickenlooper (Colorado) congratulates the Lundy Foundation and its international partners on their efforts to end the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. Read congratulations letter


2011

December 28, 2011 — Dr. Brian Williams, Lundy Foundation’s senior partner and researcher (TTEA), is interviewed by National Public Radio in the United States regarding test-and-treat (Antiviral Drugs Sparkle In The Race To End AIDS). Listen to the interview

November 28, 2011 — Lundy Foundation’s president interviewed on National Public Radio about using early drug treatment to stop the spread of HIV around the globe. Listen to the interview

November 8, 2011 — Secretary Clinton endorses Lundy Foundation’s test-and-treat strategy in a speech at the National Institutes of Health. Read press release

September 23, 2011 — Lundy Foundation’s president featured in a new book (The Humanitarian Leader in Each of Us: 7 Choices That Shape a Socially Responsible Life) on global humanitarian leadership. Read press release

February 1, 2011 — Lundy Foundation joins international partnership to advocate for the funding of a large-scale test-and-treat “proof of concept” to determine the strategy’s effectiveness in ending the transmission of HIV and eradicating AIDS globally. Read press release


2010

October 7, 2010 — Lundy Foundation’s president receives 2011 humanitarian award from the University of Notre Dame. Read press release

September 2010 — Lundy Foundation’s evaluation team publishes journal article in Global Public Health on the importance of using power constructively in helping others to empower themselves. Read article

June 28, 2010 — Lundy Foundation’s evaluation team publishes journal article in Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies on measuring child depression in Tanzania, East Africa. Read article

January 29, 2010 — Lundy Foundation funds Christmas and New Year's festivities in Idweli, Tanzania. Read press release


2009

December 7, 2009 — Lundy Foundation’s evaluation team publishes journal article in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved on the importance of impact evaluation. Read article

September 3, 2009 — Lundy Foundation calls on Congress to enact evaluation legislation for all foreign assistance programs. Read 1-page white paper


2008

December 1, 2008 — New book shares challenges faced during Lundy Foundation’s evaluation work in Tanzania. Read press release

August 29, 2008 — The Denver Post interviews Denver activist Vic Dukay who fights to get foreign aid to those who really need it (Crusader for Orphans Fights for Aid). Read article at the denverpost.com or view pdf

July 31, 2008 — Patton Boggs LLP applauds Lundy’s PEPFAR measurement and evaluation legislative work. Read press release

July 25, 2008 — Guest commentary: George Grob addresses PEPFAR reauthorization. Read commentary


2006

March 4, 2006 — President Bill Clinton endorses Lundy research. Watch video

February 23, 2006 — President Bill Clinton endorses Lundy Foundation efforts for African children. Read press release


2005

November 20, 2005 — The Sunday Denver Post: Aid efforts bear fruit in Africa. Read article

November 13, 2005 — The Sunday Denver Post: Orphaned by AIDS ... embraced by strangers. Read article

September 1, 2005 — Lundy Foundation wins Rockefeller grant to study impacts of Children’s Center on AIDS orphans in Tanzania. Read article

June 24-30, 2005 — Denver Business Journal: Giving, so far away. Locals help orphans in Tanzania. Read article

June 11, 2005 — The Guardian (Tanzania): New orphanage opened in Rungwe District. Read article

June 8, 2005 — The center opens. Read more

June 8, 2005 — The center opens. Watch video