Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 30, 2013


The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby will travel to India May 1-4, 2013 to recognize the successful health partnership between the Governments of the United States and India. Dr. Goosby will be meeting with key Government of India and state health officials, development partners, donor agencies, non-government organizations, and academic institutions to see firsthand the important work being done to fight HIV/AIDS in India. Besides Delhi, he will be visiting field programs and meeting with health officials in Hyderabad and Varanasi.

Ambassador Eric Goosby leads all U.S. Government international HIV/AIDS efforts as the United States Global AIDS Coordinator. In this role, Ambassador Goosby oversees implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), as well as U.S. Government engagement with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Ambassador Goosby also heads up the new Office of Global Health Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State.

For more information about PEPFAR’s work in India, please visit http://www.pepfar.gov/



PRN: 2013/0491