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President’s FY 2013 Budget Supports Implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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James Albino

James Albino

On Monday, President Obama sent his Fiscal Year 2013 budget proposal to Congress.  The budget proposal clearly demonstrates his determination to help the Nation achieve the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) and renews the President’s commitment to ending the AIDS pandemic. To address HIV/AIDS in the U.S., the 2013 Budget:

  • Supports HIV/AIDS research.
  • Expands investments in prevention and care.
  • Funds cross-cutting innovative efforts for care and prevention.
  • Expands the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
  • Increases funding for HIV/AIDS prevention and service integration.
  • Modernizes the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program.
  • Fights the stigma of HIV/AIDS.

BudgetRead more about the Fiscal Year 2013 budget’s HIV/AIDS elements in this fact sheet from the White House: Fighting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Supporting People Living with HIV/AIDS.

The President’s budget proposal advances our domestic HIV/AIDS agenda, strengthens programs, and supports our continuing efforts to achieve the National HIV/AIDS Strategy goals of reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to care and improving health outcomes for people living with HIV, and reducing HIV-related health disparities—bringing us closer to the goal of an AIDS-free generation.

Comments

  1. Lorenty lucas says:

    I am staying south africa and i want to help who are living with hiv/aids

  2. Vanessa Johnson says:

    hello I am Vanessa,i live in New York recently relocated i was born in Guyana,South America.I am a Nurse LPN/Midwife for the past 18years, during those years i work with persons both Adults-Children living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illness,i would be greatful to work in this group.Thank you

  3. It is great to see the president involving NIH in their new budget proposal on the support for HIV/AIDS research. Thousands of people around the world are affected by HIV/AIDS and the government needs to focus more on developing safe and effective vaccines to combat this deadly disease. I also appreciate President Obama support the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, to address housing needs among people living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

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