PEPFAR


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PEPFAR

President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. A foreign aid program instituted in the 2000s by the U.S. government to help counteract HIV/AIDS. The goal was to provide 2 million persons with HIV treatment, stop 7 million infections and support treatment for 10 million other people. PEPFAR provided $15 billion between 2003 and 2008 toward these goals.
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Now in its third phase, PEPFAR is continuing to focus on the transition from an emergency response to building sustainable programs.
The USAID OVC program and its governmental and implementing partners responded by increasing the 2017 testing target from just 115,000 OVCs to all 362,000 of the OVCs that PEPFAR supports.
ASCP's PEPFAR training has expanded to collaborate with universities that have medical laboratory training programs.
Today, there is no question that PEPFAR has been an overwhelmingly positive force in sub-Saharan Africa.
In 2004, he moved to PEPFAR full-time as Deputy Chief Medical Officer.
Since that summer three years ago, PEPFAR has only gotten better.
Second, there are places--both entire countries and within countries--where there is a PEPFAR treatment program, but not a corresponding U.
bilateral HIV/AIDS spending showed the most increase in 15 countries--known as PEPFAR focus countries--relative to other countries receiving bilateral HIV/AIDS assistance from fiscal years 2004 through 2008.
These debates are familiar to anyone who's paid attention to the evolution of the President's Emergency Provision for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, since former president George W.
Use of genetic antiretroviral agents and cost savings in PEPFAR treatment programs, Journal of the American Medical Association, 2010, 304(3):313-320.
In contrast, only $12,427,000 in PEPFAR funding was allocated for "Other Prevention" programs, an increase of nearly $4 million from the previous year, with an estimated reach of less than 700,000 people.
PEPFAR has spent US$577 million in Zambia between 2004 and 2008.