Working Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

Date: 11/29/2012 Description: The PEPFAR Blueprint provides a roadmap for how the U.S. Government will work to help achieve an AIDS-free generation. © PEPFAR

World AIDS Day 2012

PEPFAR commemorated World AIDS Day 2012 and unveiled the PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation that provides a roadmap for how the U.S. Government will work to help achieve an AIDS-free generation. PEPFAR Blueprint» Blueprint Fact Sheet» Country Modeling & Executive Summary Fact Sheet» World AIDS Day 2012 Results» Remarks» President Obama's Statement» Presidential Proclamation» Ambassador Goosby's Blog»

United Nations General Assembly Highlights

September 24-28 at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, world leaders came together to move the world's health and development agenda forward. Remarks at UNAIDS-AU Shared Responsibility Event» Remarks at Clinton Global Initiative» Ambassador Goosby Blog: Putting Children Front and Center in the Response to HIV/AIDS» Ambassador Goosby Blog: Progress on Shared Responsibility for AIDS Response» Op-Ed: Saving More Lives Than Ever»

Public-Private Partnership Announces Immediate 40 Percent Cost Reduction for Rapid Tuberculosis Test

PEPFAR, USAID, UNITAID, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced an agreement that will significantly reduce the cost of a new, highly accurate, rapid diagnostic test for tuberculosis. Press Release»

Spotlight: AIDS 2012 Conference

Date: 07/19/2012 Description: aids 2012 conference badge © aids 2012

For the first time in over 20 years, the biannual International AIDS Conference took place on American soil. From July 22-27, AIDS 2012 convened scientists, health professionals, policy makers and those affected by AIDS in Washington, D.C. to assess progress to date and identify next steps in the global response. Events» Fact Sheets» Press Announcements» Live Webcast» Social Media» Infographic» Remarks» Progress» Together for Girls» Women and Girls Event» Labs for Life» Implementation Science Awards Announcement» PEPFAR Report on the Role of Faith-based Organizations in Sustaining Community and Country Leadership in the Response to HIV/AIDS» Report on Pilot Expenditure Analysis of PEPFAR Programs in Six Countries»

Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness in the HIV Response – Doing More with Less

July 23: Ambassador Goosby participated in a panel discussion entitled "Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness in the HIV Response – Doing More with Less" during the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). The panel was moderated by Michael Gerson, and included Ambassador Goosby, Bill Gates, Dr. Jim Kim, and Dr. Mphu Ramatlapeng. Full Text»

JAIDS Special Issue Launch "PEPFAR: Its Vision, Achievements and New Directions"

The special issue of JAIDS, titled “The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): Its Vision, Achievements and New Directions” critically examines the many dimensions of PEPFAR, drawing upon almost a decade of data and experience and tapping the insights of many seasoned experts. Full Access to Journal»

Past Achievements and Future Prospects For PEPFAR

July 10: Ambassador Eric Goosby delivered keynote remarks at a Health Affairs briefing entitled, "Assessing The President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief: Past Achievements And Future Prospects For PEPFAR." Full Text»

AIDS 2012: Key Lessons From a Decade of Action on Global AIDS, and the Way Forward

Ambassador Eric Goosby delivered remarks at the Brookings Institution on June 25, previewing key themes for PEPFAR’s participation in the XIX International AIDS Conference, which took place July 22-27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Full Text» Blog»

Date: 02/01/2012 Description: Ambassador Goosby speaks at a briefing on HIV prevention on Capitol Hill.  © (Photo Credit: EGPAF)

Commemorating National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness

On Wednesday, March 14th , Ambassador Goosby joined a White House event commemorating National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This multi-agency event discussed the intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence against women, and gender related health disparities. A new PEPFAR initiative to fund small grants to combat violence against women was announced. Media Note» Blog» HIV and Gender Fact Sheet » Event Details»

International Women of Courage

On March 8, the 2012 International Women of Courage were honored. Advancing the status of women and girls is essential to achieving global peace and prosperity. The Obama Administration has ensured that promoting the rights of women is fully integrated into the formulation and conduct of U.S. foreign policy. Full Text» Fact Sheet» Watch Event» Press Statement»

Focus on Combination Prevention

Ambassador Eric Goosby delivered opening remarks at the Capitol Hill briefing “PEPFAR and Combination Prevention for an AIDS-Free Generation” co-hosted w/ amfAR and The IDSA Center for Global Health Policy. Remarks» Combination Prevention Fact Sheets» Event Details»

Ambassador Goosby Highlights Combination Prevention in Barmes Global Health Lecture at NIH

Ambassador Goosby delivered the David E. Barmes Lecture on Global Public Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on December 13, speaking on “PEPFAR: Moving From Science to Program to Save Lives.” Ambassador Goosby described PEPFAR’s plans for implementing the vision set forth by President Obama, expanding the use of evidence-based combination prevention to pursue the goal of an AIDS-free generation. Video» Transcript» Blog» U.S. Government interagency website managed by the Office of U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
and the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. State Department.
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