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PEPFAR Review: 2004 to 2008

Between 2004 and 2008, PEPFAR has:

  • Allocated $18.8 billion to fight global AIDS.
  • Supported antiretroviral treatment for 1.73 million people. Of these, 1.64 million are in the program's 15 focus countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean (figures as of March 31, 2008).
  • Increased the number of children receiving antiretroviral therapy through the program from 4,800 in 2004 to 85,900 in 2007.
  • Provided antiretroviral drugs for more than one million pregnant women, thereby preventing nearly 200,000 infant infections.
  • Provided HIV testing for at least 33 million people.

Source: Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

> Related Article: The U.S.'s $18.8-Billion Global AIDS Initiative--5 Years Later

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