- The Politics of PEPFAR: The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief [Full Text]
| John W. Dietrich | 09/26/2007
In his January 2003 State of the Union Address, President Bush called for the U.S to commit $15 billion over five years to address the international HIV/AIDS epidemic. For several reasons, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) caught many people by surprise. The surprise quickly was followed by excitement, tempered by skepticism.