PEPFAR deserves to be commended for its efforts to define key measurable outcomes for its orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) portfolio. Approximately 17 million children worldwide have lost one or both parents due to HIV/AIDS. In response, PEPFAR has earmarked 10% of its annual program funds to help mitigate the psychological and developmental effects this loss can have on children.
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