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Help for Haiti

The earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, caused devastating damage and cost thousands of lives in and around the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Our heartfelt condolences are with those feeling the repercussions of the this tragedy around the world, including members of our own AIDS.gov team.

A Conversation with the Director of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

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The transgender community has been disproportionately affected by HIV, and often faces challenges finding and accessing appropriate services. JoAnne Keatley, Director of the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health , is one of the leaders in the larger national conversation about increasing access to culturally competent healthcare for transgender people. At AIDS.gov, we are…

New Study Seeks Best Ways to Prevent Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Preserve Maternal and Infant Health

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How can we best curb the risk of HIV transmission from an infected pregnant woman to her baby during pregnancy and breastfeeding while preserving the health of mother and child? The new study PROMISE, for “Promoting Maternal-Infant Survival Everywhere,” is addressing this question. Funded by The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the study, which will…

Looking Towards the Future with Mobile

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In the past week, text messaging to raise funds for earthquake relief in Haiti demonstrated the potential of mobile phones to offer simple solutions to help those in need. The emergence of smart phones , mapping technology and mobile applications has dramatically increased mobile use — a recent poll from the Pew Internet and American…

New Partnership Aims to Tackle DC’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic

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This week, NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. and District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty announced the launch of the D.C. Partnership for HIV/AIDS Progress, an ambitious, research-focused initiative designed to address the District’s HIV/AIDS epidemic. It’s a much-needed partnership. Our nation’s capital has one of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in the country with…

President Obama’s Open Government Directive: Transparency, Participation, Collaboration

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In my post last week, I mentioned President Obama’s Open Government Initiative, focused on making a “transparent, participatory, and collaborative” government. You may also have heard about some of the steps already made towards greater transparency in Government — take a look at the Open Government Innovations Gallery, to see some examples of new ways…

Ambassador Eric Goosby: U.S., Malawi Partner in Fight Against AIDS

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We’re excited to be adding a monthly update from our colleagues at the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In this month’s post, you’ll hear from Ambassador Eric Goosby, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, on his recent trip to Malawi. (Cross-posted from the State Department Blog) Ambassador Eric Goosby This week, I had…

Survival of Children with HIV in the United States Has Improved Dramatically Since 1990s, New Analysis Shows

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Mortality Rate Still Higher Than for Children without HIV We’re pleased to let you know that NIAID will continue to blog on the federal HIV/AIDS research agenda in 2010. As we begin the new year, let’s look back at a research study that was reported on in mid-December that you may have missed. There is…

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