Additional funding announced for PEPFAR programs in Africa

In a post on State's "DipNote" blog, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby describes accompanying Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on her trip to Africa. In Zambia, Clinton announced an additional $15 million in funding to help the country reach its goal of eliminating mother-to-child HIV transmission by 2014, and in Tanzania she "announced a special PEPFAR initiative on gender-based violence … and $24 million in funding over the next three years for this effort," he writes (6/16).

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