Global HIV/AIDS & Women

Sep. 9: At a global HIV/AIDS and women briefing ‎on Capitol Hill, Ambassador Birx spoke about the disproportionately high HIV prevalence among young women and PEPFAR’s role in improving the lives of women affected by HIV/AIDS. More»

Date: 09/09/2014 Location: Rayburn House Office Bldg Description: L to R: Amb. Birx, M.D., Jemima Kamano, M.D. (Assoc. Program Director, AMATH Lecturer, MOI University School of Medicine, Nairobi, Kenya); Jen Kates, Kaiser Family Found. V.P. & Dir. of Global Health & HIV; Cindy Hall, Pres. Women's Policy © PEPFAR Photo

Launch of PEPFAR Dashboards

PEPFAR is excited to announce the launch of the PEPFAR Dashboards for viewing PEPFAR data.  Learn More» Watch Video» View Dashboards: Planned Funding» Program Impact» Expenditure Analysis» 

Date: 07/18/2014 Description: PEPFAR is excited to announce the launch of the PEPFAR Dashboards for viewing PEPFAR data.   © PEPFAR Photo

Accelerating Children's HIV/AIDS Treatment Initiative

PEPFAR and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation have launched Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT), a $200 million initiative to double the number of children receiving ART in ten priority African countries in two years. Press Release» W.H. Release» W.H. Blog»

Date: 08/14/2014 Description: Photo courtesy of The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation © EGPAF Photo

In Other News

500 Days from 2015 MDGs Target

The target date for the Millennium Development Goals is just 500 days away. This provides the global health community an opportunity to take stock of what we are doing to advance the goals and build momentum for the new goals. Learn what PEPFAR is doing to advance the goals: Blog Post»


The International AIDS Conference is the world’s largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS. More about PEPFAR's participation in the 20th International AIDS Conference. Learn More» Storify Highlights» Photos» Blog» Video»

Extension of Medicines Patent Pool's License with Gilead Sciences to Include Tenofovir Alafenamide

Ambassador Birx (July 24)"Today’s Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announcement regarding the extension of its existing license with Gilead Sciences to include tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) is a promising step toward improving access to lifesaving HIV/AIDS treatment."  Full text»

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

PEPFAR is an important example of the successful collaboration between the U.S. and African nations. The shared commitment to save lives and change the course of the HIV/AIDS pandemic to achieve an AIDS-free generation was a key part of the discussion at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Learn More»

Kaiser Family Foundation Town Hall with Ambassador Birx

Ambassador Birx (June 23): “Success means that we are going to deliver the right thing, in the right place, at the right time.” Full Remarks» Video» Learn More» Biography of Amb. Birx»

Malaysian Airlines Flight 17

The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator joins the White House and the State Department in extending our condolences to the families and friends of all the passengers on MH17. Full Text» White House Statement» Video» Statement from Secretary Kerry» 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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