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PEPFAR Releases Technical Considerations For HIV Response

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: PEPFAR releases technical considerations for country, regional HIV responses Antigone Barton, senior writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” discusses the release of PEPFAR’s Technical Considerations for Country/Regional Operational Plan (COP/ROP) Fiscal Year 2016. The document outlines “strategies necessary to provide access to testing…

Birx Reiterates U.S. Government Efforts To Focus HIV/AIDS Spending On High-Burden Areas In NIH Lecture

NIH Fogarty International Center’s “Global Health Matters”: Global coordinator pushes for stronger, more focused anti-HIV efforts Cathy Kristiansen, editor and writer with the NIH Fogarty International Center, summarizes comments made by U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Deborah Birx “during an NIH lecture honoring Dr. Joseph J. Kinyoun, who founded the one-room…

New Report Examines Observations On HIV Treatment Resource Allocation In Mozambique

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Mozambique: Our report on an HIV treatment pivot examines what can happen Right Now Antigone Barton, senior writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” discusses a visit to Mozambique to observe how U.S.-funded HIV programs were redistributing resources and funds to treat the epidemic in…

President, Congress Must Commit To Scaling Up Efforts To End AIDS By 2030

The Hill: AIDS champions must step up efforts to end epidemic Alison Case, education and advocacy fellow with the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) “…While we’ve had many victories in the fight to end the [HIV/AIDS] epidemic … and certainly made great strides since 1999, we have a long way…

Gerson, Shah Write About Evidence-Based Foreign Assistance Efforts In New Book Chapter

ONE Blog: Michael Gerson on transforming foreign assistance with evidence Michael Gerson, a nationally syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, senior adviser to the ONE Campaign, and senior fellow with Results for America, discusses a chapter he authored with former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah for the second edition of the…

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Birx Speaks About PEPFAR, HIV/AIDS In Africa In ICASA Interview

The Herald: ‘No room for stigma in the fight against AIDS’ “Zimbabwe successfully hosted the 18th edition of ICASA between November 29 and December 4, 2015. … Many African countries, Zimbabwe included, have benefited from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Features Editor Roselyne Sachiti (RS) speaks to…

HIV/AIDS Leading Cause Of Death For Under-5 Children In Zimbabwe, Data Show

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Zimbabwe children still at great risk of HIV/AIDS, new data shows “…[A]n estimated 170,000 children liv[e] with HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe, and figures released by the country’s statistics agency on Wednesday showed the virus is the leading cause of death among children under five. A Census Analysis Mortality…

PEPFAR’s Success Extends To Areas Beyond Public Health; U.S. Should Continue ‘Great Story’ Of Leadership In Global Health

Huffington Post: An Unqualified U.S. Foreign Policy Success Mark Pfeifle, founder of Off the Record Strategies “…Beyond halting the worldwide spread of HIV/AIDS, [PEPFAR] has improved world public opinion of the United States, enhanced regional socio-economic development, and increased the stability of the countries where PEPFAR has operated. … With…