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Committee on Foreign RelationsIntroducedJuly 21st, 2010
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HIV/AIDS Save Lives First Act of 2010
A bill to ensure that United States global HIV/AIDS assistance prioritizes saving lives by focusing on access to treatment.
HIV/AIDS Save Lives First Act of 2010 - Amends the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 regarding allocation of bilateral global HIV/AIDS assistance to: (1) make such allocation permanent; (2) increase the treatment allocation to 75%; and (3) allocate amounts to expand the use of rapid HIV/AIDS testing, with a set-aside for assistance to countries with a national policy of universal rapid HIV/AIDS diagnosis of all patients of publicly funded facilities, including pregnant women and newborns. Revises provisions concerning treatment, prevention, and care goals to require that by the end of FY2013: (1) antiretroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS and associated opportunistic infections or medical monitoring of HIV-seropositive people not in clinical need of retroviral treatment has been provided to at least 5 million people living in recipient countries; (2) at least 1 billion rapid tests for HIV/AIDS have been conducted on people living in such countries; and (3) every available intervention is provided to ensure that 100% of infants born to HIV-infected women in such countries are born uninfected and remain uninfected for at least the first year after birth. Sets forth administrative and per-patient funding limitations.