Engaging Communities Essential For Success Of U.S. Government Health Programs

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Nothing about us without us: The evolving role of PEPFAR in community engagement
In a guest post, Ron MacInnis, deputy director for HIV for the Futures Group’s Health Policy Project, discusses community involvement in global health programs, including PEPFAR, as well as a “Presidential Memorandum issued Tuesday by U.S. President Barack Obama, ‘Deepening U.S. Government Efforts to Collaborate with and Strengthen Civil Society,’ [that] outlines the importance of engaging non-governmental actors in all USG programs…” (Barton, 9/25).