PEPFAR Announces New Results, Commitments To Address Gaps In HIV/AIDS Response Among Men, Key Populations
U.S. Department of State: New Results and Commitments by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
“This week at the 2018 International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam PEPFAR announced critical new progress toward reaching HIV epidemic control and strong commitments to address key gaps in the HIV/AIDS response among men and key populations. Several African countries are now on track to reach HIV epidemic control by 2020 with PEPFAR support. New data from Namibia demonstrate that PEPFAR investments have helped reduce the country’s rate of new HIV infections by 50 percent over the past five years. … PEPFAR also announced $360 million in planned investments for key populations over the next year, including $260 million, pending congressional approval, through its 2018 Country Operational Plans and nearly $100 million from its Key Populations Investment Fund…” (7/25).