Even as the cost of treating HIV/AIDS has fallen dramatically, the number of people newly infected has remained high. What can be done to reverse this trend and finally defeat this disease? This week on the Wonkcast, I’m joined by Mead Over, a senior fellow here at the Center for Global Development and perhaps the world’s leading expert on the economics of HIV/AIDS.
CGD Policy Blogs
On May 10 the HIV/AIDS Monitor invited key officials from OGAC/PEPFAR, the Global Fund for ATM, and the World Bank, and an expert on performance based funding (PBF) to discuss ways in which AIDS donors could improve the use of data about performance in their funding decisions.
On Sunday the New York Times published four article on the battle against AIDS in Uganda which everyone should read who is interested in the AIDS epidemic, or in the effectiveness of US aid policy in general. The articles, all by the Times’ knowledgeable science reporter and long-time observer of the AIDS epidemic DonMcNeil, include: