Sample Policy Debate Case

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Sample Policy Debate Case PEPFAR Restrictions – Affirmative “Without drastic changes to PEPFAR, this Administration’s political blind spot will continue to hinder on the ground efforts to prevent HIVand AIDS,” said James Wagoner, President of Advocates for Youth. And the IOM concluded that, “[PEPFAR’s] budget allocations have made spending money in a particular way an end in itself rather than a means to an end – in this instance, the vitally important end of saving lives today and in the future.” We, the affirmative, believe that restrictions on abstinence promotion and treatment versus prevention should be eliminated. We support the resolution. Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its public health assistance to sub-Saharan Africa. Contention 1: Harms A. AIDS Deaths, Infections, and Impacts UNAIDS, WHO, UNICEF, Hein Marais (Hein Marais is an AIDS author). “Dec. 06 AIDS Epidemic Update,” December 2006. http://data.unaids.org/pub/EpiReport/2006/2006_EpiUpdate_en.pdfSeptember 19, 2007 In 2006, almost two thirds (63%) of all persons infected with HIV are living in sub-Saharan Africa— 24.7 million [21.8 million–27.7 million]. An estimated 2.8 million [2.4 million–3.2 million] adults and children became infected with HIV in 2006, more than in all other regions of the world combined. The 2.1 million [1.8 million–2.4 million] AIDS deaths in sub-Saharan Africa represent 72% of global AIDS deaths. Across this region, women bear a disproportionate part of the AIDS burden: not only are they more likely than men to be infected with HIV, but in most countries they are also more likely to be the ones caring for people infected with HIV. Millions of people are dying and living with AIDS. PEPFAR is obviously not helping very much,
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