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PEPFAR releases new guidance on HIV prevention, community experts respond

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The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator released the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Guidance for the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted HIV Infections this week. The 50-plus page document is intended to “assist PEPFAR country teams in developing Country Operational Plans (COPs) that align activities to prevention sexual transmission of HIV with country-specific epidemiology and country-owned responses,” according to the introduction statement. PEPFAR released the 2012 COP guidance late last month. The prevention guidance details…