PEPFAR On Going Events

January 2003

Jan 2003
This is an article explaining President Bush's new measure: PEPFAR. It explains pros and cons of the measure. It also explains the economic feasibility of the bill. It shows how President Bush plans on working with other organizations like NPOs and NGOs to make his dream a reality.
Pros & Cons of PEPFAR

Jan 2003
President Bush's State of the Union address that originally announces PEPFAR. All includes helpful commentary on what the bill will mean for non profits working to fight HIV/AIDs.
State of the Union Address

Jan 23, 2003
First official White House press release about PEPFAR. This press release is important for the analyst to understand how the United States' Government is working with other agencies namely non profits and the ministries of health in African countries. At this point in time 15 countries are considered to be PEPFAR countries and will receive aid.
PEPFAR Countries


March 2003


Mar 2003
This article is important for potential analysts to read. It is a blog entry about the conflicting political interests involved in giving aid to foreign countries. It is important to understand the culture of the nonprofit world before you enter into it so you can see if that is the type of environment in which you would like to work.
Two Tails of Aid to Uganda

May 2003

May 2003
This article describes the experience that an Indian doctor had while working with US doctors together using money from PEPFAR. This article chronicles exactly how the money was spent and how much help was done. It also shows how different agencies worked together to complete a common task.
Journal explaining Collaboration Efforts

November 2003

Nov 2003
This article comes from a deep web source- Google Scholar. It is an excerpt from a book about the challenges of HIV/AIDS relief. There are interview with relief workers and also an analysis of how well the different relief organizations worked together. There was also a summary of what the author felt that the groups did well and what the groups could have done better.
Deep Web PEPFAR Resource

Nov 2003
This article is a statement from PEPFAR's Coordinator's Office. The Coordinator's Office issued guidance to field staff on ARV procurement over a 5-month period (November 2003-March 2004) i in response to inquiries from the field. This is important for the potential analyst to read to understand all the potential risks of taking the job.
PEPFAR Coordinator's Office

Nov 2003
This article is an example of a meeting that a typical analyst would be involved. It shows how all the different departments work within the PEPFAR organization. It also is a good example of how PEPFAR workers work and interact with the other groups that are working in the fight against AIDS in Africa.
PEPFAR Meetings

Nov 14, 2003
PEPFAR from Ministry of Health Officials. This article is about how Ministry of Health workers of PEPFAR countries feel the program is working. It provides pros and cons of working with PEPFAR workers and how explains how the aid money could be put to better more effective use.
PEPFAR Ministry of Health Perspective

January 2004

Jan 23, 2004
This article is important for a potential new analyst to read because it explains the affect the economy has on the budgeting of projects for HIV/AIDS relief. It is a report from 12 budget officials in the Coordinator's office. This is another Deep Web Resource as it came from Google Scholar.
Budgeting for Relief Organizations

February 2004

Feb 2004
In February 2004, the White House awarded a team led by Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases Phyllis Kanki $107 million to fight AIDS in Africa as part of the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief. This article talks about the grant writing process. Many relief workers spend a lot of time writing grant proposals and it is important to understand the process to be able to understand what one would be doing on the job.
Grant Proposals

Feb 2004
In February 2004, AMPATH leaders got a bigger financial boost. The partnership will receive a 5-year, $15 million grant from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. This article shows the relationship between the PEPFAR organization and its partners. As a relief worker is it important to understand the political nature of relief work and be able to manage the relationships between the foundation giving money and the organizations actually doing the work.

March 2004

Mar 24, 2004
The PEPFAR Coordinator's Office released the names of different organizations it with whom it partnered. It also talks about different procurement problems each organization had. This is a Deep Web resource. This article is good for analysts that are looking to do work with organizations that partner with PEPFAR.
PEPFAR Partners

May 2004

May 16, 2004
This article is about the process that the organizations that work with PEPFAR go through to rank the different drugs to find the most low cost drugs to help the most different organizations possible. This is an interview from the Global Health US AIDS Coordinator.
Global health US AIDS coordinator

June 2004

Jun 23, 2004
Review of PEPFAR after its first year. It goes through all the accomplishments and failures of PEPFAR for the first year. It shows all the areas that need improvement and what areas are succeeding.
PEPFAR's Birthday

August 2004

Aug 2004
This article is an interview of the US global AIDS co-ordinator, Randall Tobias, about the WHO's drug pre-qualification program. This article is a good indicator of the types of projects one would have as a HIV/AIDS relief worker. This is also a Deep Web Resource
Health, Trade And Human Rights

December 2004

Dec 1, 2004
This article is about how Mozambique is now one of the countries receiving aid from PEPFAR.
Mozambique Cash Struggle

June 2005

June 2005
This article is a profile of a PEPFAR worker in California. This article is a good resource for those that want to get involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS but do not know where to start or how. It goes through her program Supply Chain Management System which is an initiative to get ARVs at lower prices.
PEPFAR in the Community

Jun 22, 2005
This is an edited transcript of Maksalatiba's interview with FRONTLINE on June 22, 2005. Maksalatiba is a recipient of aid in the form of ARVs from President Bush's PEPFAR program. She talks about the fears she has that the program is only set to last five years and she wonders what will happen to her after the money runs out. This is a good article because it talks about some of the real problems with programs that only last for a certain period of time.
Maksalatiba Interview

July 2005

Jul 2005
This article is a review of key PEPFAR documents. It shows the inter workings of PEPFAR and how it reacts with other organizations such as non profits and non governmental organizations and the ministries of health for the countries receiving aid.

September 2005

Sep 19, 2005
This article is an interview with US Ambassador Michael L. Retzer. It is about his first official call on Zanzibar Minister of Health and Social Welfare Honorable Salum Juma Othman. They talked about projects being funded by PEPFAR.
Michael Retzer Interview

October 2005

Oct 2005
Survey sent to PEPFAR Country teams. Questions asked were about they procured their funding and what they were doing with their funding now that they have it. This is a Deep Web resource. It came from Google Scholar.
Surveys about PEPFAR funding

May 2006

May 5, 2006
Good morning. It's a great pleasure and honor for me to be here today. This is our third joint meeting on the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief's (or PEPFAR's) contributions to the Government of Zambia's national HIV/AIDS strategy. The discussion and planning today is …

June 2006

Jun 2006
Article about a new resource on the PEPFAR site. The Extranet, which is open to all USG employees working on PEPFAR, contains country team sites, technical working group sites, News to the Field, and group.
New PEPFAR resource

Jun 23, 2006
At the 2006 Annual Implementers’ Meeting of the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), had a meeting in Durban, South Africa. This meeting was both effective because it helped fix problems in the current system.
Meeting in Durban

August 2006

Aug 11, 2006
This article is a summary of what the Coordinator's Office's duties are. It also talks about Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, sworn in on August 11, 2006.The Coordinator's Office's mission is to lead implementation of the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Emergency Plan/PEPFAR).The Global AIDS Coordinator at the US State Department is the official responsible for overseeing US-sponsored humanitarian aid programs to combat the AIDS epidemic in Africa and Asia.
Global AIDS Coordinator

Aug 14, 2006
This article is about criticism of PEPFAR. President Bush is extremely unpopular abroad and many people have wondered whether or not PEPFAR has done more harm than good. It is important for potential analysts to understand what type of political environment they are going into.
PEPFAR Criticism

December 2006

Dec 13, 2006
PEPFAR has been very slow to allow procurement of generic ARVs. As an analyst for PEPFAR one would have to make the choice to use generic drugs or more expensive brand name drugs.
Generic vs Brand Name

March 2007

Mar 14, 2007
The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a multibillion-dollar US effort to tackle HIV/AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean, is making strides, but its future sustainability is an underlying concern for recipients. This article is about whether or not PEPFAR will be around to help those in need in ten years.
PEPFAR Sustainability

May 2007

May 2007
President Bush announced his intent to ask Congress for $30 billion for the next phase of PEPFAR. He also proposed new targets to be achieved during the next phase of PEPFAR (PEPFAR II) This marks a shift in PEPFAR'S objectives more towards prevention.

September 2007

Sep 25, 2007
This article is about the re authorization of PEPFAR. It talks about whether or not it will be sustainable in the future.
Sustainable Help

February 2008

Feb 17, 2008
This article is about the re authorization of PEPFAR and what it has done to the non profit HIV/AIDS world. This is good for the incoming analyst to know. The non profit world has changed since PEPFAR. The politics of AIDS relief have changed.
PEPFAR Changes

April 2008

Apr 1, 2008
PEPFAR reauthorization legislation has been introduced into both Houses of Congress. The bills are similar, but not identical. Both are named the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States.
PEPFAR Reauthorization

Apr 2, 2008
The US House of Representatives voted to re-authorize PEPFAR and expand the program for AIDS, TB and malaria by tripling funding to $50 billion over the next five years.

July 2008

Jul 11, 2008
The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is moving toward a cloture vote in the Senate, a vote that will determine whether or not hte bill will be re authorized.
PEPFAR Passes through the Senate

November 2008

Nov 24, 2008
This article is about how PEPFAR has changed the scene of non profit organizations in the fight against HIV/AIDS. PEPFAR has changed the way foreign aid is give nand it is important for the incoming analyst to know about the new political climate.
PEPFAR's NPO Influence

December 2008

Dec 4, 2008
This article is about how PEPFAR will change under Obama. As it is President Bush's initiative, it depends on President Elect Obama to decide whether or not to further push to re authorize PEPFAR when it runs out in 2013. It is important for the incoming analyst to understand what could happen in order to make the best decisions for the people that he or she is trying to help.
PEPFAR's Future

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