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GAO report: PEPFAR must fill gaps in evaluating, communicating to meet goals

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With the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief poised to continue to expand the numbers of people being treated for HIV worldwide, while “transitioning” from providing services and supplies to countries confronting HIV to providing guidance and support to those countries’ efforts, a new report from the United States Government Accountability Office on PEPFAR says […]

PEPFAR treatment lifeline threatened by weaknesses at receiving end, GAO report says

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A third in a series of reports examining components of treatment provided through the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief  details how the the program has strengthened and streamlined antiretroviral drug supply planning, procuring and tracking, but also reveals a wide range of weaknesses hindering partner country management of the lifesaving medicines. The United States […]

More complete data on PEPFAR results needed, says second GAO treatment report

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The second of two reports from the U.S. Government Accountability Office reviewing HIV treatment efforts suppported by the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief concludes that incomplete information on the results of those efforts will interfere with accurately evaluating partner countries’ abilities to sustain treatment programs. The GAO also has produced a report on PEPFAR […]

GAO report highlights complexities of analyzing PEPFAR treatment costs

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With the groundwork for treatment provided through the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief having been laid in the first expensive years of country programs, with the purchases of generic antiretroviral drugs, and with economies of scale as the numbers of people enrolled in treatment increased, PEPFAR has reduced per patient treatment costs in recent […]