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With Final Budget Request, Obama Administration Gives Nod to Effective Foreign Assistance

February 10th, 2016 | MFAN Statement, Obama Administration, State Department, USAID, White House

February 10, 2016 (WASHINGTON) – This statement is delivered on behalf of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network by Co-Chairs George Ingram, Carolyn Miles, and Connie Veillette: This week President Obama submitted his $4.1 trillion budget request to Congress for FY17, which includes $54.1 billion for the International Affairs Budget, including $39.3 billion in base funding […]

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PEPFAR will need leadership and signposts on its path to sustainability

January 21st, 2016 | Obama Administration, State Department

Please see below for a guest post from Dr. Tessie San Martin, President and CEO of Plan International USA and MFAN Executive Committee member. *** PEPFAR’s success as an emergency health program is unquestionable and (in many respects) unparalleled.  As Amanda Glassman recently noted, the number of people receiving HIV/AIDS treatment in low and middle […]

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MFAN and Plan Host U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Birx to Discuss PEPFAR’s Sustainability Agenda

January 20th, 2016 | Obama Administration, State Department, White House

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2016 – On Thursday, January 21st, MFAN and Plan International USA will host U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Ambassador Deborah Birx for a keynote address, followed by a panel of development experts for a discussion of The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR) Sustainability […]

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