US Funding for HIV/AIDS The PEPFAR Program. “PEPFAR”: the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Proposed $15 billion over 5 years. Funding first approved in 2004. All USG HIV/AIDS money is “PEPFAR” money. Focus on scaling up treatment, prevention and care in 15 countries.
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care in 15 countries.
Source: Kaiser Family Foundation
* Figure includes unused funding carried over from FY 2004
All figures from U.S. State Dept., Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and USAID, FY 2005
Areas of Concern:
Areas of Potential:
The US Government Accounting Office found:
The OSI/AOSI lawsuit charges that the “pledge
Alan Guttmacher Institute
American Foundation for AIDS Research
American Humanist Association
Center for Health and Gender Equity
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for Women Policy Studies
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project
Feminist Majority Foundation
Gay Men’s Health Crisis
Global AIDS Alliance
Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley
Human Rights Watch
Institute of Human Rights at Emory University
International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region
International Women’s Health Coalition
Physicians for Human Rights
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
Population Action International
Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health and Ethics
Sexuality Information and Education Counsel of the U.S.Other US NGOs In Support of the Lawsuit
15% of PEPFAR funding must be used for
USAID policy “expressly permits USAID implementing partners to cooperate with other donors and governments that fund activities not permitted with USAID funds (such as the purchase of needles), provided that USAID funds are segregated and coded for separately.”
-- USAID Communication to US Congress, February 15, 2005
Substance abuse programs may include behavioral models or medication-assisted treatment, or a combination of the two, and should also include case management and counseling services. Medication-assisted treatment that uses methadone, buprenorphine or naltrexone, is an effective option for treatment of heroin dependence.
-- US Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, HIV Prevention among Drug Users Guidance #1: Injection Heroin Use, March 2006