The Future of PEPFAR
The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR, is marking its 20th anniversary this year. Widely regarded as one of the most successful examples of U.S. global health leadership, it claims to have saved 25 million lives and until recently enjoyed bipartisan support. But now PEPFAR finds itself caught up in America’s culture wars, battling vague allegations that it funds abortion, and its reauthorization by the U.S. Congress has been thrown into doubt. These short-term political debates have complicated more fundamental long-term questions: How long will the U.S. government continue to fund the largest bilateral global health program on the planet? What does the future hold for PEPFAR? Join us to discuss this important topic and put your questions to our panel of experts.
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2023