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The Presidents Emergency Plan for Aids Relief

The Stakes Could Not Be Higher

Amb. Deborah L. Birx, M.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Amb. Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

Today, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released its 2015 World AIDS Day report, in advance of December 1. The report finds that 15.8 million people were accessing antiretroviral treatment (ART) as of June 2015.

The Benefits of Bipartisanship

Amb. Deborah L. Birx, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Impact
Amb. Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

Since its inception, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has been a beacon of bipartisanship. Launched by President Bush in 2003 and expanded by President Obama, PEPFAR has saved millions of lives -- and helped to change the trajectory of the global HIV response.

The Next Phase of an American Legacy: John Kerry, Global Health and Financing for Development

Deborah Derrick | Posted 07.14.2015 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

This week's Financing for Development (FfD) Conference - a major gathering to advance the post-2015 development agenda - will be critical in deciding how the world's governments and private sector and civil society partners will contribute to international development in the future.

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.

Global Fund Making Major Strides Toward Greater Efficiency and Effectiveness

Jonathan Klein | Posted 07.15.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Klein

Strong funding from all donors is critical to ensure that the Global Fund can continue to reach those in need of lifesaving services and that save and improve the lives of so many.

Why AIDS First?

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Mark Dybul

For seeing the future so clearly and taking decisive, compassionate action on HIV, President Bush deserves the Nobel Prize. The irony is that he might be one of the few not to care if he ever receives it.

The Lazarus Effect Premieres May 24 on HBO, Director Lance Bangs To Give Live Q&A Session On HuffPost Impact

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Approximately 30 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are HIV-positive but widespread poverty prevents the majority of them from receiving the anti-re...