Devex Examines Trump Administration’s Bolstering Of Faith-Based Organizations In Global HIV/AIDS Efforts
Devex: What happened with PEPFAR’s faith-based initiative?
“On World AIDS Day in 2018, Vice President Mike Pence announced a new U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief initiative that would provide an additional $100 million to faith-based organizations. It was a flashy announcement that raised concerns over where the funding would come from and whether it would be politics or evidence that determined the initiative’s direction. Nearly two years later, all of the funding has been quietly distributed — but concerns linger about a PEPFAR push for more faith-based funding at the potential expense of other communities…” (Saldinger, 10/14).