Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Analysis highlights role of diplomacy in U.S. HIV response leadership, PEPFAR gains

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Conceived as an urgent response to a global health crisis with national security ramifications, the design of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief as a historically ambitious attack on a single disease was unique from the start. In recognition of economic and political factors that had hampered responses to the pandemic at home […]

Analysis: Trump PEPFAR strategy, budget proposals add up to surrender in HIV battle

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White House proposals to slash more than a billion dollars from U.S. supported HIV responses and limit efforts to control the epidemic to a handful of countries represents an unprecedented retreat from American leadership of the global fight against the disease and would reverse gains that were achieved, at a cost of more than $80 […]