TABLE 1

A 6-Point Plan to Expand Access of Children Globally to HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment

Create a Children's Clinical Centers of Excellence Network, developing world institutions that provide primary and HIV/AIDS specialty care and pediatric health professional training
Establish a Pediatric AIDS Corps of American health professionals who commit 1 or 2 y to the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world
Encourage the US government and other funders to support operational and scientific pediatric research that is relevant to resource-poor settings
Encourage a commitment to proportionate funding for pediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment
Use incentives to expand availability of pediatric antiretroviral drug formulations
Make a commitment to partnerships among governments, academic and health care institutions, community and faith-based organizations, and business communities in both the developed and developing countries