Inefficiencies, Ineffectiveness Within PEPFAR Can Be Reduced With Better Data, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Birx Says

Devex: U.S. global AIDS coordinator downplays proposed cuts, says programs can be more efficient
“Ambassador Deborah Birx, the United States global AIDS coordinator, [on Thursday] downplayed the significance of White House proposals to cut U.S. global AIDS spending … Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, … Birx lauded ‘the depth of the administration’s commitment’ to U.S. global health programs, pointed to broad support from Congress, and said ‘inefficiencies and ineffectiveness’ persist in the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s programs. Better data can help to reduce those inefficiencies, she said…” (Igoe, 7/21).

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