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Commentary & Opinion

Celebrating the True Birthday of PEPFAR

June 20, 2012

"Ten years ago today President Bush stepped into the Rose Garden to announce a $500 million program to stop the transmission of HIV passed from mothers to children during birth," an announcement that "led the way to PEPFAR," which Bush announced in his 2003 State of the Union address, John Donnelly, correspondent for GlobalPost's "Global Pulse" blog, writes in this commentary in the blog. "In the years since, PEPFAR has been credited for saving millions of lives, most of them in Africa," he continues, adding, "For anyone who cares about the global AIDS fight, today should be a day to celebrate the saving of millions of lives in the developing world."

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Comment by: J. JUMA (AFRICA) Tue., Jun. 26, 2012 at 3:11 am EDT
Its been so good course for all pepfar funded programs. thanks alot
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