Author: Juliet Glassroth

Member Spotlight: Shannon Kellman

The Global AIDS Policy Partnership is made stronger by each of the contributions of our 70+ members. That is why we wanted to highlight the unique stories and invaluable contributions of each of the individuals and organizations that make up our community through our Member Spotlight blog series. For the first in our 2024 Member […]

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The 2023 Excellence in HIV/AIDS Awards

On World AIDS Day 2023, the Global AIDS Policy Partnership (GAPP) recognized Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Bonnie Watson-Coleman with the second annual Excellence in HIV/AIDS Award. In addition to each of GAPP’s three co-chairs, Ambassador John Nkengasong, Harold Phillips, Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, and Jesse Milan, President and […]

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We Know What It Takes to End Tuberculosis

Co-authored by: Elizabeth Lovinger, U.S. and Global Health Policy Director, Treatment Action Group and Jenni Maple, Associate Director of Advocacy, IAVI There are many problems without solutions. Tuberculosis isn’t one. Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the oldest, deadliest pandemics. It’s also the leading cause of death among people living with HIV (PLHIV) who are at […]

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Proud of PEPFAR

The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief is one of the best examples of bipartisan U.S. global leadership. Through innovative, targeted, and science-based HIV prevention and treatment programming, this initiative has saved 25 million lives and counting, helped stabilize nations through health infrastructure investments, and fundamentally changed the course of the HIV pandemic. We are […]

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The Why: Interview with Shepherd Smith

Scripps News program, The Why recently interviewed Shepherd Smith, GAPP member and founder and former president of Children’s AIDS Fund, about PEPFAR reauthorization.

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Why Christian Organizations Want Congress to Reauthorize PEPFAR

By: Doug Fountain, Executive Director, Christian Connections for International Health, with Dr. Samuel Mwenda, General Secretary, Christian Health Association of Kenya, and Dr. Tih Pius Muffih, Director of Health Services, Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) became a beacon from the U.S. to the world; a light that […]

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Will the Wildly Successful PEPFAR Global AIDS Program Get Held Up in Congress Due to Abortion Politics?

*This article originally appeared on The Body. On the 20th anniversary of its launch, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), widely seen as perhaps the most successful U.S. foreign aid program ever, faces a perilous path to Congressional reauthorization—the process by which the program would be locked in place, as is, for another five years. […]

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Editorial: Congress must reauthorize PEPFAR

*This article was originally published in the Bay Area Reporter It is critical that Congress reauthorize the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, better known as PEPFAR. Congressmember Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) wrote a Guest Opinion piece on that topic for the Bay Area Reporter in March, but since then, the legislation faces the new threat of abortion […]

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Member Spotlight: Shepherd Smith

The Global AIDS Policy Partnership is made stronger by each of the contributions of our 70+ members. That is why we wanted to highlight the unique stories and invaluable contributions of each of the individuals and organizations that make up our community through a new blog series. Fittingly, our inaugural post features someone who has […]

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PEPFAR Represents U.S. Global Leadership at its Best

We can meet the goal of ending AIDS as a global health threat by 2030. We have the tools and knowledge at our disposal. However, more than 40 years into the epidemic, HIV continues to exact an unacceptable cost. With two decades of experience and success behind it, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief […]

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