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
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.
has spent US$577 million in Zambia between 2004 and 2008.