Director, Global Health Division Brian Rettmann

Brian Rettmann is a global health and HIV/AIDS expert with more than 20 years of international development experience across multiple countries. Mr. Rettmann is currently the director of HRH2030 on the eSwatini, Global Fund, and Malawi activities. Previously, Mr. Rettmann served as Country Coordinator for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) at the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania, where he oversaw the implementation of the $512 million (annual) interagency program. Mr. Rettmann served as the main liaison between PEPFAR agencies, Government of Tanzania, the U.S. Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) as well as with other donors. Mr. Rettmann also served as a Country Support Team Lead for the Western Hemisphere at OGAC, and as a prevention technical advisor. Mr. Rettmann has held long term assignments in Tanzania, Guyana, and Botswana. Mr. Rettmann received an MPH from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.

by Brian Rettmann

How Can the Development Community Best Support PEPFAR’s Transition to Local Partnerships?

This post originally appeared on Devex. We have come a long way since the initiation of the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in 2003 when millions around the world had no or very limited access to live-saving antiretroviral drugs. A decade and a half later, we are close to having the HIV…