Human Resources for Health

The progress we’ve made in the global HIV/AIDS response would not be possible without the essential health personnel who save lives every day. Learn more» Strategy» Fact Sheet»


Date: 06/22/2015 Location: PEPFAR Description: More than 141,776 trained, Over 69% trained in sub-Saharan Africa, Over 50% trained physicians, nurses, & midwives © PEPFAR

Community Health Worker Commits to AIDS-free Generation

Change started at home for Alfred Yeri, who turned his life around and became a community health worker to help those in Mombasa, Kenya living with and at risk for HIV/AIDS. Learn more» Statement from Ambassador Birx»

Date: 06/19/2015 Location: PEPFAR Description: Image of a Father  © PEPFAR

Social Service Workforce

The social service workforce is vital to the HIV/AIDS response. PEPFAR plays an important role in planning, developing, and supporting the social service workforce. 

Learn More» Success Story»

Date: 03/13/2015 Description: Parasocial worker Uganda © PEPFAR

In Other News

Father's Day Statement

Men play an important role in the HIV/AIDS response.  Read Ambassador Birx’s statement on Father’s Day to learn more. Statement» Success Story»

U.S. Senate Hearing on Global Health Programs

Watch the U.S. Senate’s State, Foreign Operations Subcommittee Hearing on Global Health Programs, where Ambassador Birx testified about PEPFAR’s impact and work to be done. Video» Written Testimony»

Milken Institute Global Conference

Watch Ambassador Deborah L. Birx on “What Would You Do to Make the World Better for Women and Girls?” panel at the Milken Institute Global Conference Video»

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Statement

An HIV vaccine could translate into millions of lives saved through averted HIV infections and billions of dollars saved in lower treatment costs. Statement»


Real-time Data Strengthens Uganda's PMTCT Efforts

Identifying opportunities to improve global health requires creative thinking and new collaborations. In Uganda, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention used this approach to develop a strategy for their prevention of mother-to-child transmission efforts. Learn More»

Mother's Day Statement

In fiscal year 2014, PEPFAR supported HIV testing and counseling for more than 14.2 million pregnant women. See Ambassador Birx’s special Mother's Day message to learn how to keep these mothers and their babies healthy Statement» 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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