Peter Navario writes, "the status quo is not likely to change until PEPFAR creates an incentive for partners to devote more resources and attention to patients already on treatment."
CFR Fellow Peter Navario discusses the leveling off of South Africa's AIDS epidemic and its ability to step up HIV/AIDS treatments in light of "flatlined" global health funding.
Michael J.Gerson discusses the American AIDS crisis.
This Working Paper, a contribution to the aids2031 project, focuses on the future of donor financing for HIV prevention and treatment programs and makes recommendations for what the donor community and national governments can do now to build a foundation that ensures steady, long-term funding for HIV/AIDS and alleviates the impact of future challenges.
Lee Wells of the Touch Foundation discusses his work on training health workers in Tanzania and how the United States can most efficiently use its global-health aid dollars.
Michael Gerson criticizes the Obama administration's decision to ask the coordinator of PEPFAR to step down.
President Bush's AIDS initiative, reauthorized for another five years this summer, wins widespread praise even from those highly critical of other administration policies. Yet some health experts worry AIDS funding has grow disproportionately large compared with other U.S. development spending.
Laurie Garrett argues that our focus in the fight against AIDS should not be to create a multibillion dollar industry that only treats the disease. Instead, our resources need to be geared towards finding a long-term cure that can stop the spread of the virus permanantly.
The passage of the President’s Plan for AIDS Relief has highlighted the ability of Congressmen such as Joe Biden and Tim Coburn to work towards bipartisan progress in a branch of government that is otherwise overwhelmed by cynicism and bitterness, writes Michael Gerson.
Five years ago, one could not drive across Lusaka without being slowed by regular funeral processions. No longer, says Michael Gerson.
Michael Gerson describes how a last-minute, late-night outbreak of sanity saved funding for AIDS relief in Africa.
President Bush’s AIDS program in Africa is up for renewal. A number of health experts applaud some of its results but want to end the focus on abstinence.
On the annual occasion of World AIDS day, CFR health expert Laurie Garrett points to problems in tracking and addressing the disease.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
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