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Secretary of State John Kerry To Commemorate PEPFAR's 10th Anniversary

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 14, 2013


On Tuesday June 18, Secretary of State John Kerry will commemorate the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)’s 10th Anniversary and discuss progress that is being made in the fight against global AIDS. The event will take place at 10:00 am EDT in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.

Secretary Kerry will be joined by:

Ambassador Eric P. Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo

U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin, D-MD

Dr. Richard Nchabi Kamwi, Namibian Minister of Health and Social Services

Tatu Msangi, Nursing Officer in Charge at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC), Tanzania

This event is open to the press and will be streamed live at

Pre-set for video cameras 8:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

For media inquiries contact Anjana Padmanabhan in the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator at For updates, follow PEPFAR on Twitter @PEPFAR. Follow the conversation on Twitter under the hashtags: #SecKerry, #AmbGoosby, #PEPFAR

For more information on PEPFAR visit:

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

PRN: 2013/0736

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