Tag Archives: PEPFAR effectiveness

Secretary Sebelius: When you invest in women and girls, the results ripple through their communities

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Jemima, a rural Kenyan woman living with HIV and without medical care, had wasted to just 77 pounds when a friend brought her to a President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief-supported clinic. She went home that day with a basic health package put together by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. She started antiretroviral […]

PEPFAR May Be More Effective in HIV Prevention Than Study Suggested

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An editorial due out next week in the Annals of Internal Medicine raises a provocative new question about the recent study of PEPFAR’s effectiveness. The initial study, by Stanford researchers Eran Bendavid and Jayanta Bhattacharya, found that while PEPFAR decreased the HIV/AIDS death toll in targeted countries by more than 10 percent between 2004 and […]