White House Names AIDS Czar President Bush nominates Randall Tobias to coordinate the administration's global efforts to fight AIDS. The former Eli Lilly chief executive will administer a multi-billion dollar AIDS fund approved by Congress earlier this year. But some AIDS activists say Tobias will be beholden to the major pharmaceutical companies, keeping AIDS drugs expensive and out of the reach of the millions who need them. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.
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President Bush nominates Randall Tobias to coordinate the administration's global efforts to fight AIDS. The former Eli Lilly chief executive will administer a multi-billion dollar AIDS fund approved by Congress earlier this year. But some AIDS activists say Tobias will be beholden to the major pharmaceutical companies, keeping AIDS drugs expensive and out of the reach of the millions who need them. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.