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Blog Post Examines PEPFAR’s Commitment To Data Transparency

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy”: PEPFAR Takes a Lead on Data Transparency — Could Open Contracting Be Next? Charles Kenny, senior fellow, and Rachel Silverman, senior policy analyst at CGD, discuss PEPFAR’s commitment to and leadership on data transparency, writing, “[T]his most recent move [to release more data…

Kenya To Benefit From DREAMS Project Aimed At Preventing HIV Among Young Women

VOA News: Kenya Joins HIV DREAMS Project “Kenya will be getting new support to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls. President Obama announced Sunday that Kenya would be included in the DREAMS project. It’s funded by the U.S., the Nike Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation…” (DeCapua,…

‘Science Speaks’ Reports On Presentations Made At IAS 2015 Conference

Christine Lubinski, executive director of the Center for Global Health Policy, and Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” continue their reporting from the IAS 2015 conference taking place this week in Vancouver, Canada. Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: IAS 2015: Confronting community realities together will…

Study Examines How To Effectively Implement HIV Prevention Tools In Real-World Settings

Nature: How to beat HIV “…Here in Kenya’s Nyanza Province, which has the country’s highest rate of HIV infection, this community is part of a groundbreaking study designed to explain a troubling conundrum. Interventions to prevent HIV transmission that work in trial settings — such as rapid on-the-spot HIV tests…

UPS Helps PEPFAR Deliver Lifesaving HIV/AIDS Treatment Worldwide, Improve Women’s Lives

UPS’s “Longitudes”: The Logistics of Staying Alive Romaine Seguin, president of UPS Americas Region, discusses a public-private partnership between UPS and PEPFAR, which has helped the U.S. government deliver HIV/AIDS medications and supplies worldwide and improved the lives of women globally. “…[F]or anyone concerned about women’s advancement, solutions should start…

U.S. Aid Transparency Review Examines American Development Assistance

Publish What You Fund: Despite progress, U.S. continues to fail aid transparency commitments “Lack of aid transparency by main U.S. government agencies is hindering development outcomes in some of the poorest countries in the world, says Publish What You Fund’s [2015 U.S. Aid Transparency Review]. … It finds that USAID…

Study Examines Employment Trends In 10 Sub-Saharan African PEPFAR Countries

Health Affairs: PEPFAR Funding Associated With An Increase In Employment Among Males in Ten Sub-Saharan African Countries Zachary Wagner, a doctoral student in health economics at the University of California, Berkeley; Jeremy Barofsky, the Okun-Model Fellow at the Brookings Institution; and Neeraj Sood, an associate professor of health economics and…

South Africa, International Partners Must Address Challenges Of TB

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: South Africa’s Health Challenges: An Elephant in the Room CSIS Senior Associate Phil Nieburg discusses the challenges to preventing and treating tuberculosis in South Africa, writing, “…The South African government and its international partners need to work to address the structural…