United States Global AIDS Coordinator
The Global AIDS Coordinator at the United States Department of State is the official responsible for overseeing U.S.-sponsored humanitarian aid programs to combat the AIDS epidemic in Africa and Asia. The Global AIDS Coordinator has the rank of ambassador.
The current Global AIDS Coordinator is Eric Goosby.
The Coordinator's Office's mission is to lead implementation of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (Emergency Plan/PEPFAR). The Emergency Plan is the largest commitment ever by any nation for an international health initiative dedicated to a single disease -- a five-year, $15 billion, comprehensive approach to combating the disease around the world.
List of Global AIDS Coodinators
- Randall L. Tobias (October 6, 2003-2006), the first U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
- Mark R. Dybul (2006-2008; acting March to August 2006)
- Eric Goosby (June 23, 2009 to November 2013)
- Deborah Birx (April 4, 2014 to present)
- An Interview with Randall L. Tobias—Spearheading the U.S. Response to Global AIDS
- Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony of the Honorable Mark Dybul as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
- Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, United States Global AIDS Coordinator
- Q and A with Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, MD
- Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
- Dr. Deborah Birx Sworn-In as New U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
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