January 15, 2014
"... I convened a group of stakeholders -- including advocates, practitioners, policymakers, and researchers -- to discuss the future direction of PEPFAR and consider top priorities for the next Global AIDS Coordinator. ... The resulting paper 'Clear Direction for a New Decade: Priorities for PEPFAR and the Next U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator' lays out four priority 'hows,' each with actionable recommendations, that may help [nominee Deborah Birx] realize the potential of PEPFAR's current strategy and demonstrate clear gains in the years to come ...," Amanda Glassman, director of global health policy and a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development (CGD), and Jenny Ottenhoff, policy outreach associate at the center, write in CGD's "Global Health Policy" blog (1/14).