Mozambique Establishes Plan To Align With New PEPFAR Strategy, Devex Reports

Devex: PEPFAR strategy shift aims to get ahead of Mozambique’s epidemic
“…Based on an extensive analysis of public health data, the PEPFAR team in Mozambique prioritized 77 of the country’s 148 districts they expect to generate the most new HIV patients. The goal, officials said, is to dramatically curb transmissions in those districts in a bid to bring the country’s larger epidemic — one of the worst in the world — under control. The strategy offers the best opportunity, within current international funding constraints, to finally get ahead of Mozambique’s epidemic, according to officials. PEPFAR partners and civil society organizers express concern that the new approach will leave some of the country’s communities behind…” (Green, 11/23).