This is a joint posting with Steve Rosenzweig

PEPFARCGD's HIV/AIDS Monitor team has suggested in a policy memo addressed to the U.S. President-Elect and his Transition Team that the new administration move quickly to publicly release data from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Releasing funding and programmatic data which have already been collected at tax payer expense would make possible informed analysis on the impact of the billions of dollars that the U.S. spends to help developing countries address the pandemic, and thereby help to increase the impact of spending going forward.

The one-page memo draws on previous HIV/AIDS Monitor work, including:

Read the memo, Releasing PEPFAR data to improve effectiveness of HIV/AIDS spending, and let us know what you think!