This article examines how some HIV/AIDS advocates worry the U also.S. Is shifting its concentrate away from HIV/Helps to broader global health issues . This article can be republished with kind permission from our close friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You will see the complete Kaiser Daily Health Policy Statement, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, debates and discussions. The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free provider of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Panel Kaiser and Company Family Foundation.The globe isn’t perfect,’ a Washington Post editorial claims, adding that ‘neither is Pope Benedict’s pronouncement on the effectiveness of condoms in the battle against HIV/AIDS. The evidence says therefore.’ The editorial asks, ‘Are condoms foolproof protection against disease by HIV, which causes AIDS? No.’ Nevertheless, even though condoms occasionally break or are used incorrectly, ‘doctors on leading lines of the fight the Helps epidemic established way back when that the usage of condoms greatly diminishes the transmitting of HIV,’ according to the editorial. It says that it’s ‘troubling’ that Benedict ‘thought we would question the value of condoms in fighting the nearly 28-year-aged scourge while heading to the continent whose folks are most affected by it.’ Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 67 percent of people coping with HIV in the globe and 75 percent of all Helps deaths, relating to UNAIDS, the editorial says.