US Reverses Course on PEPFAR Cuts In South Africa as Demanded by Activists

The U.S. government has formally announced it is abandoning its previous policy of “transitioning” out of funding for South Africa’s HIV treatment program–pledging $410 million next year to support the SA AIDS response.  This reflects a reversal of the Partnership Framework policy that activists in South Africa and the U.S. have sharply criticized–highlighted in the Health GAP report “The Politics of Transition” and analysis by TAC/MSF/Section 27.

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