PEPFAR, Zimbabwe Will Continue to Work Together, Improve Country Ownership
November 29, 2012
Recognizing World AIDS Day is December 1, U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe David Bruce Wharton writes in a Herald opinion piece, "Ending AIDS is a shared responsibility. ... Everyone has a role to play -- government leaders, the private sector, multilateral organizations, civil society, media, faith-based organizations, and each one of us." Noting the U.S. has invested nearly $300 million in the fight against HIV in Zimbabwe since 2000 and plans to contribute $92 million more to the country through PEPFAR over the next year, Wharton says, "Through PEPFAR, the United States is working closely with Zimbabwe to build the country's capacity to lead an effective national response" and increase "country ownership."View Full Article
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