Evaluation of PEPFAR

Evaluation of PEPFAR

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The U.S. government supports programs to combat global HIV/AIDS through an initiative that is known as the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). This initiative was originally authorized in the U.S. Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 and focused on an emergency response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic to deliver lifesaving care and treatment in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with the highest burdens of disease. It was subsequently reauthorized in the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde U.S. Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 (the Lantos-Hyde Act). Evaluation of PEPFAR makes recommendations for improving the U.S. government's bilateral programs as part of the U.S. response to global HIV/AIDS. The overall aim of this evaluation is a forward-looking approach to track and anticipate the evolution of the U.S. response to global HIV to be positioned to inform the ability of the U.S. government to address key issues under consideration at the time of the report release.An evaluation of the impact of a community-based adherence support programme on ART outcomes in selected government ... National guidelines for antiretroviral therapy: A guide to clinical management of HIV infection in adults and youth ... Nairobi: National Aids and STD Control Programme, Kenya Ministry of Health.

Title:Evaluation of PEPFAR
Author:Board on Global Health, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Committee on the Outcome and Impact Evaluation of Global HIV/AIDS Programs Implemented Under the Lantos-Hyde Act of 2008, Institute of Medicine, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Publisher:National Academies Press - 2013-06-27


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