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ICYMI: The White House Observes World AIDS Day 2014

Editor’s Note: Two weeks ago today (December 1), we commemorated World AIDS Day. In case you missed it, here is a summary of the event hosted by the Office of National AIDS Policy at the White House. On Monday, December 1, 2014, the White House hosted our commemoration of World AIDS Day, welcoming key leaders…

The Connection between Housing and Improved Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum

Recently, HUD’s Office of HIV/AIDS Housing published a white paper [PDF 2MB] aimed at illuminating the intersection between housing and health care with improved health outcomes for those living with HIV. The paper is important because it includes a number of salient points about significant gaps in the HIV Care Continuum—all driven by CDC data: Almost 20…

The White House Observes World AIDS Day 2014

On Monday, December 1, 2014, the White House hosted our commemoration of World AIDS Day, welcoming key leaders in the global fight against HIV/AIDS to share highlights of our progress on both the domestic and international responses to the epidemic and discuss important priorities for our next steps. President Obama opened the observance with videotaped…

From Coverage to Care to an AIDS-Free Generation

Editors Note: Open Enrollment for coverage through the Marketplace is NOW until February 15th, 2015. Today, we share a guest post from Dr. Cara James, Director, Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), on the importance of coverage and things to know about the Marketplace for those living with HIV/AIDS. If…

Focus, Partner, Achieve: How the United States Is Helping to Lead the Fight Against AIDS

“On this day, let us rededicate ourselves to continuing our work until we reach the day we know is possible — when no child has to know the pain of HIV/AIDS and no life is limited by this virus.” –President Barack Obama, World AIDS Day 2014 Proclamation Today is World AIDS Day — a day…

For an AIDS-Free Generation: Access to Drugs and Diagnostics Is Essential

On World AIDS Day this year, tens of millions of people with HIV are now living healthy, productive lives because of access to safe and lower priced medicines. We rejoice in this achievement, because all people, no matter how rich or poor, deserve to have the medicines they need to live their lives in the…

Presidential Proclamation: World AIDS Day 2014

Proclamation — World AIDS Day, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION In communities across our Nation and around the world, we have made extraordinary progress in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Just over three decades ago, when we knew only the devastation HIV inflicted, those living with it had to…

TODAY: Live webcast of the White House World AIDS Day Event

Every year on December 1st, we commemorate World AIDS Day and re-commit to addressing HIV/AIDS, a disease that affects approximately 35 million people worldwide. The White House will honor this worldwide observance on Monday, December 1, with an important World AIDS Day event focusing on this year’s Federal theme, “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation.”…