Interactive: Dissecting PEPFAR's country operational plans

Men look at health data reports. Photo by: Sarah Day Smith / PEPFAR

When the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief initially began its operations in sub-Saharan Africa in 2003, only half a million people in the region were receiving lifesaving antiretroviral treatment. Today, PEPFAR is working in more than 50 countries and supporting more than 14 million people with treatment, making it the biggest player in the HIV/AIDS funding landscape.  

PEPFAR funding: Taking stock of the latest changes

To help understand PEPFAR's evolving business model, Devex digs into the available data to uncover key issues and trends shaping PEPFAR activities in Nigeria and Zambia.

In the past 16 years, PEPFAR has changed and evolved as both politics and the HIV epidemic have shifted. In recent months, as the Trump administration has sought to exert greater influence over U.S. global health policy, the initiative has faced new demands and challenges.

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    Maja Wisenberger

    Maja Wisenberger works in Devex's Analytics team in Manila, assisting in expanding data content and analyzing global funding trends. She has a master's degree in Public Policy from China and she brings experience from UNOPS, UN Women and the nonprofit sector. Her main areas of interest are poverty alleviation, economic and gender equality, and Chinese philanthropy.