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Pepfar Funding

Why I Met With President Obama and Testified Before the U.S. Congress

Elton John | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Elton John

PEPFAR continues to be crucial in the fight against HIV/AIDS because it addresses the global need for access to life-saving HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention medications. It's my hope that Congress holds steady in its commitment to PEPFAR, and ending this disease once and for all. Our work is not done.

Ten Years Later, 'Medical Marshall Plan' Has Saved Millions of Lives

Tom H. Hart | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Tom H. Hart

Those who rallied behind PEPFAR expressed a fundamental value -- that where you live should not determine if you live. As we look back on a decade of work, we can say proudly that those resources were not only effective, but transformational to individuals and communities alike.

Put Some PEPFAR Energy Behind Maternal Health

Erin Thornton | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Erin Thornton

Every Mother Counts is excited to be a founding partner of a new effort called Saving Mothers, Giving Life, which is doing just that. It's going into PEPFAR countries, building on that incredible infrastructure that has so effectively reached AIDS patients, and aiming to reduce maternal deaths by up to 50%.

Obama, the President Who Ends AIDS

Chris Collins | Posted 03.13.2013 | Impact
Chris Collins

This winter and early spring, when lawmakers are making big decisions about our course as a nation, we must act on science and on our humanitarian and diplomatic interests. We have the plan to end AIDS. Now is the time to fund it.

Obama's Victory: An African Perspective

Themba Mzingwane | Posted 01.08.2013 | World
Themba Mzingwane

Obama's victory re-ignites my hopes for many reasons. Principally among them is that I hope he will use his last four years to make a significant mark on the African continent.

PEPFAR Still Invaluable In The Fight Against AIDS

Fallon Frappier | Posted 10.30.2012 | Impact
Fallon Frappier

We visited Chikumbuso to see an example of successful U.S. foreign assistance firsthand. The women, and most of their children, who gather there each day are HIV positive.

Global HIV/AIDS Treatment Funding at Risk Under Mitt Romney

Anand Reddi | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Anand Reddi

As the tenor of the 2012 presidential election focuses on the economy and international affairs, many global health advocates are interested in Mitt Romney's commitment to funding U.S. global HIV/AIDS treatment initiatives.

AIDS Activism: Confusing Accountability With Personal Attacks

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anand Reddi

By not providing "new" money towards maternal and child health, President Obama had in de facto pitted HIV/AIDS against other global health objectives.

Global AIDS Funding and China

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

The Global Fund provides funds and support to the hardest-hit countries that lack the resources to address their epidemics. However, one of the largest recipients is the second largest economy in the world: China.