Five Years Later: Judging Bush's AIDS Initiative

Smallman, Shawn
July 2008
NACLA Report on the Americas;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p18
Academic Journal
The article assesses the accomplishments of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) which was launched by U.S. President George W. Bush to address the global AIDS pandemic. Seventy percent of the funds from the program are expended on care and treatment, while 10% is spent on supporting AIDS orphans and affected children, and 20% on prevention. Based on the article, the program has helped to increase the number of HIV-positive people who receive medication.


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