PEPFAR

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World Health Day: Making the world safer for everyone

The U.S. and international partners are combating threats to global health, from COVID-19 and other diseases to malnutrition.
African man receiving vaccine in left arm (USAID DISCOVER-Health)

How the U.S. program to fight AIDS is tackling COVID-19

For nearly two decades, PEPFAR has built up global health systems to fight HIV/AIDS. Learn how those investments are helping beat COVID-19.
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World AIDS Day: The progress made

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) saves lives and gives people with HIV hope. It also helps combat COVID-19.
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Working toward an AIDS-free future for girls in Africa

Girls and young women account for 74% of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
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U.S. supports transgender health clinics in India

For the past three years, the U.S. Consulate General Kolkata has helped foster public-private relationships to bring transgender health clinics to India.
Girl in foreground, women holding AIDS ribbons (© Bikas Das/AP Images)

On World AIDS Day, looking to finish the fight

World AIDS Day is a time to redouble efforts to eradicate the disease and HIV. Learn how the U.S. is attacking them on multiple fronts.
Woman in pink gloves and lavender protective gear putting capped bottles into large container (U.S. Marine Corps/Staff Sergeant Michael Walters)

U.S. military has long worked to stop contagions

Learn how the U.S. military has deployed its resources throughout its history to help the rest of the world fight off global pandemics.
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U.S. leadership on global health is unmatched

Learn how the U.S. government has spent the last four decades responding to international pandemics and supporting people in the affected countries.
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PEPFAR gives hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative PEPFAR has helped millions of people since it was created in 2003. Meet one of them.