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Moving Office Of Global AIDS Coordinator Out Of U.S. State Department Could Have ‘Profoundly Negative Impact’ On HIV/AIDS Efforts, O’Neill Institute Report Says

O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University: Removing the Global AIDS Coordinator from State Department Could Have “Profoundly Negative Impact,” Report Finds
“Moving the Office of Global AIDS Coordinator, which oversees and manages the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), out of the U.S. State Department would likely provide little benefit and could have a profoundly negative impact on its ability to effectively lead the global fight against HIV/AIDS, concludes a report with input from leading global health experts and former officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations. The findings, issued [Monday] in a report published by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, represent the first analysis from the global health community and experts in PEPFAR operations to examine proposals to reorganize the State Department and USAID…” (12/18).

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