Revamping AIDS strategy at home, Obama looks to what worked for Bush worldwide





President Barack Obama is trying to bring home some of the much-lauded strategies his predecessor used to fight AIDS around the world.

The national strategy for combatting HIV and AIDS the Obama administration released Tuesday credits the Bush-era international campaign against AIDS for setting clear targets and ensuring a variety of agencies and groups worked together smoothly to achieve them.

George W. Bush launched the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR in 2003 in 15 countries, 12 of them African, that bear most of the world's AIDS burden. It has helped to treat more than 2 million Africans and supported 10 million more....



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