Daily Archives: November 19, 2013

PEPFAR Act assures five more years of U.S. HIV, TB responses

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Bipartisan, bicameral legislation extends U.S. Leadership Act, confirming ongoing commitments to PEPFAR and the Global Fund Proving that Congress can act, unified, swiftly and decisively, the United States Senate Monday unanimously passed legislation renewing authorization of the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief, and supporting the program’s goals. The PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of […]

Desmond Tutu: PEPFAR should double HIV treatment, set Global Fund commitment

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Pointing to data released last month that demonstrated the cost-effectiveness of early antiretroviral treatment for people living with HIV, Archbishop Desmond Tutu challenges President Obama in a Politico op-ed column today to commit to doubling PEPFAR’s life-saving reach, and to promise up to $5 billion in Global Fund donations over the next three years. Tutu […]