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PEPFAR Funding Reduces Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission, Infant Mortality In Kenya, Study Shows

Healio: PEPFAR funding directly reduces maternal HIV transmission, infant mortality “Researchers said that annual funding of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief decreased infant mortality related to mother-to-child HIV transmission in Kenya by more than 10 percent. They suggested that when funding was examined on a cumulative basis, infant…

Blogs, U.N. Agencies Discuss Various Issues, Release Reports At AIDS 2018

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: AIDS 2018: Series of community-wide HIV household surveys have shown directions, possibilities, PEPFAR leader says (Barton, 7/23). IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: This Tanzanian Couple Plans Together, Dreams Together, and Fights HIV Transmission Together (Mndeme/Bales, 7/23). ONE Blog: This just in: AIDS is still a crisis (Ottenhoff, 7/24). UNAIDS:…

U.S. State Department Blog Post Highlights Achievements Of Employees During American Heroes Week

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: American Heroes Week: Saluting the Work of State Department and USAID Employees Heather Nauert, a State Department spokesperson, discusses the achievements of U.S. Department of State and USAID employees, highlighting U.S. global health and humanitarian efforts and writing, “Our assistance abroad is a testament to…

Mapping, Geospatial Data Help Advance Global Health, Development Efforts

Millennium Challenge Corporation Blog: Mapping for Sustainable Development: MCC Hosts Its First-Ever Mapathon Jon-Christian McCahill, MCC program officer for Data Collaboratives for Local Impact, discusses the role of maps in addressing global health and development challenges, and highlights the MCC’s first-ever mapathon. He writes, “The mapathon was hosted by Data…

Columnist Discusses Former President Bush’s Remarks On PEPFAR At Award Ceremony

Washington Post: George W. Bush reminds us how decent leaders sound Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post columnist “…In receiving the Atlantic Council’s Distinguished International Leadership Award for his work [to] fight HIV/AIDS through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiative in Africa, [former President George W. Bush] explained, ‘In…

New PEPFAR Results Show Program Supports More Than 14M People On HIV Treatment Globally

PEPFAR: PEPFAR Now Reaches Over 14 Million People Globally with Lifesaving HIV Treatment “Fifteen years ago, when the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was created, only 50,000 people in Africa were on lifesaving HIV treatment. New results released today show that the program now supports over 14…