President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Law and Legal Definition

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world.

The Emergency Plan is the cornerstone and largest component of the U.S. President’s Global Health Initiative with a special focus on improving the health of women, newborns and children, the Global Health Initiative’s goal is to save the greatest number of lives by increasing and building upon what works and, then, supporting countries as they work to improve the health of their own people.

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief aims:

a. transition from an emergency response to promotion of sustainable country programs;

b. strengthen partner government capacity to lead the response to this epidemic and other health demands;

c. expand prevention, care, and treatment in both concentrated and generalized epidemics;

d. integrate and coordinate HIV/AIDS programs with broader global health and development programs to maximize impact on health systems; and

e. invest in innovation and operations research to evaluate impact, improve service delivery and maximize outcomes.