Blog Examines PEPFAR, Global Fund Collaboration in Haiti
July 19, 2013
"For the past decade, [PEPFAR and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria] have navigated uncharted waters," Michael Johnson, Global Fund attachÃ© to the permanent mission of the U.S. to the U.N. and other international organizations, writes in the AIDS.gov blog. He provides a brief overview of the partnership and collaboration between the two organizations. Noting his "current role as Global Fund attachÃ© was created to facilitate this collaboration through identifying programmatic areas and opportunities for partnership between PEPFAR and the Global Fund, and enhancing communication among all stakeholders," he states, "Haiti is a great example of how this collaboration can work in-country." He discusses the groups' work in the country and continues, "As we reflect on this, the 10-year anniversary of PEPFAR, it is remarkable what has been achieved in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Haiti and around the world. ... Continued partnership between the Global Fund and PEPFAR will be key to maintaining and scaling up the fight" (7/18).View Full Article
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