The Politics of PEPFAR: The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

  title={The Politics of PEPFAR: The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief},
  author={John W. Dietrich},
  journal={Ethics \& International Affairs},
  pages={277 - 292}
  • J. W. Dietrich
  • Published 1 September 2007
  • Political Science
  • Ethics & International Affairs
I n January 2003, President George W. Bush called for the United States to commit $15 billion over five years to address the international AIDS epidemic. More recently, in May, 2007, President Bush called for the reauthorization of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) with a doubling of funding, asking Congress to authorize an additional $30 billion over the following five years. With such a large figure now before the Congress, the issue of U.S. leadership in the fight… 

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