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Living a Healthy and Full HIV-Positive Life

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) honors World AIDS Day 2013 and celebrates the improved wellbeing of millions of people around the world living healthy and full HIV-positive lives. As the care and treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS has expanded so has the number of people living long HIV-positive lives. As of…

The Power of a Grandmother’s Love

The Power of a Grandmother’s Love

This story is part of an ongoing series of blogs from the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator in recognition of the 10th anniversary of PEPFAR. Previous blogs in the series can be found on the PEPFAR blog site.   As we approach World AIDS Day 2013, children affected by and living with HIV/AIDS must remain…

Statement from Acting U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Deborah von Zinkernagel On Passage of the PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013

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We commend the U.S. Congress for passing the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief  (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013, reaffirming its strong commitment to this historic global health program. The Act, a bi-partisan and bi-cameral effort, extends critical authorities and strengthens oversight of the landmark 2003 legislation establishing the U.S. President’s Emergency…

A Thank You and Tribute to Ambassador Eric Goosby

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Ambassador Goosby and Dr. Fauci at the Fifth Annual International AIDS Society Conference on Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Cape Town, South Africa

On November 1, 2013 Ambassador Eric Goosby wrapped up his extraordinary tenure as United States Global AIDS Coordinator and head of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Health Diplomacy, and returned to his home town of San Francisco. For more than four years, Eric led all U.S. government international HIV/AIDS efforts with great…

Continuing Our March to an AIDS-Free Generation and Improved Global Health

Ambassador Goosby Delivers Remarks on Global AIDS

Note: The AIDS.gov team would like to thank Ambassador Goosby for his leadership in the global response to HIV/AIDS, and for the inspiration he has offered to all those working to create an AIDS-free generation. Ambassador Goosby has been a remarkable colleague, and we are grateful to him and to his staff in the Office…

Redefining Gender Relationships – Lake Victoria, Kenya

Fishing boat in Kenya

Women living along the shores of Lake Victoria whose livelihood depends on trading fresh fish are exceptionally vulnerable to contracting HIV. In order to acquire fresh fish daily, the women are often pressured into having sex with the fishermen who supply the fish. It is not uncommon for the fishermen to maintain several such relationships…

Working Hand-in-Hand in Haiti

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When HIV/AIDS began to ravage the developing world years ago, the problem seemed almost too large to tackle. At that time, the early 1990s, I was living in Haiti studying the interrelationship of AIDS and tuberculosis, and I watched the epidemic unfold on the ground. Few people thought it was possible to provide treatment for…

FACT SHEET: Global Health Investments and Partnership in Africa

The White House

The United States is the world’s leading donor in global health. We are strongly committed to working with partner nations to reach our goal of an AIDS-free generation, to ending preventable child and maternal deaths, and to supporting countries as they work to provide for the health of their own citizens. Since 2008, the United…