PEPFAR Announces New Targets, Highlights Partnerships To Reach AIDS-Free Generation

PEPFAR: Statement From Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy on Translating the Vision Into Action: Fast-Tracking to an AIDS-free Generation
In this statement, Birx discusses the administration’s launch of new PEPFAR HIV prevention and treatment targets for 2016 and 2017, highlighting U.S. investments in initiatives including the DREAMS partnership, which aims to “ensure that adolescent girls and young women have an opportunity to live Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe lives;” the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund (RCNF) Replenishment “to build the capacity of civil society and bring often marginalized populations out of the shadows and into health care clinics;” and a joint two-year initiative with UNAIDS to strengthen the capacity of faith communities to respond to HIV (9/28).

PEPFAR: Fact Sheets and Infographics
PEPFAR recently released several fact sheets and infographics, including a fact sheet describing PEPFAR’s commitment to using data to achieve an AIDS-free generation; a fact sheet and infographic discussing the new PEPFAR HIV prevention and treatment targets; and a fact sheet and infographic describing the DREAMS partnership (September 2015).

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: PEPFAR announces prevention, treatment targets, highlights “DREAMS” for young women
Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” discusses PEPFAR’s announcement of new HIV prevention and treatment targets, highlighting remarks from Birx on the “role that treatment upon diagnosis could play in preventing infections to young women” and the DREAMS initiative (9/28).

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