Author Affiliation: Office of the Provost, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Between 1995 and 2008, worldwide global investment in improving health in developing countries increased from $8 billion to nearly $25 billion.1 A main reason for this substantial increase was the creation of new institutions including the Gates Foundation; the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; the GAVI Alliance; and, most importantly, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program.
Emanuel EJ. PEPFAR and Maximizing the Effects of Global Health Assistance. JAMA. 2012;307(19):2097-2100. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.4989