Title: Commemorating World AIDS Day: A Conversation with Dr. Angeli Achrekar, Acting U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy
Description: The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was launched to address the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, providing funding for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care. During this conversation, Dr. Achrekar will discuss the goals of PEPFAR, the coexistence of HIV/AIDS with the COVID-19 pandemic, and future directions and challenges.
YIGH launched the Global Health Conversation Series as a moderated forum for the Yale community and alumni to listen to and learn from some of today’s pivotal decision-makers in the world of global health and the COVID-19 pandemic. The series is generously supported by the George Herbert Walker, Jr. Lecture in International Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.