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Associated Press Examines Successes, Future of PEPFAR

May 21, 2013

The Associated Press examines the history of PEPFAR, its successes, funding, and prospects for its future, writing PEPFAR "has come to represent what Washington can do when it puts politics aside -- and what America can do to make the world a better place." Noting that former President George W. Bush formed the program in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus in 2003, the AP says PEPFAR "is running up against an era of economic recovery and harsh budget cuts" as it "is also trying to find a balance between its goals of reaching more people with its prevention and treatment programs and turning over more responsibility to the host nations where it operates." PEPFAR is "the largest commitment ever by a nation to combat a single disease internationally," the news agency notes.

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