Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission: Update on a PEPFAR priority on Capitol Hill

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Yesterday the Foundation for AIDS Research, or amfAR, hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill on the successes and challenges in the global response to mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS.  A panel of experts representing programs funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) discussed their respective organizations’ prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) activities and […]

No PEPFAR Implementers Meeting this year or next

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The Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) has alerted the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) country teams that there will not be a PEPFAR implementers meeting in 2011 because of scheduling challenges.  A memo to PEPFAR country teams also noted that there will also be no implementers meeting in 2012 because of the need for […]