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PEPFAR Continues To Use Data-Driven Approach To Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

Huffington Post: Harnessing the Data Revolution for an AIDS-Free Generation
Deborah L. Birx, ambassador-at-large and coordinator of the U.S. government activities to combat HIV/AIDS

“A data revolution is underway at the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). … By collecting local-level granular data, more frequently, and analyzing it through innovative approaches, we’re accelerating progress toward reaching the bold HIV prevention and treatment targets set by President Obama last September and, ultimately, achieving our globally agreed goal: end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. … Over the past two years, we’ve made considerable progress in leveraging data to prevent more new HIV infections and save more lives. But we’re not satisfied. PEPFAR remains deeply committed to data-driven decision-making, mutual accountability, transparency, and ensuring our programs have clear and deliberate impact. And amidst the statistics and spreadsheets, we must always remember that each data point represents one of the millions of men, women, and children that we serve. At the end of the day, that’s what harnessing the data revolution is all about” (4/14).

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