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International AIDS Conference Day 5: Updates from Vienna with Carl Dieffenbach

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During the International AIDS Conference , I sat down with Carl Dieffenbach, the Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which is part of the National Institutes of Health. (Dr. Dieffenbach is a regular guest blogger for AIDS.gov). We talked about the possibility of a “functional…

International AIDS Conference Day 5: Dr. Valdiserri Speaks with Regan Hofmann the Editor-in-Chief of POZ Magazine

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Yesterday, during the International AIDS Conference , I sat down with Regan Hofmann the Editor-in-Chief of POZ Magazine . The magazine has been an important publication for people living with HIV/AIDS and their friends and families for over 15 years. It was a pleasure to speak with her and learn about the messages she will…

The President’s Commitment to Fight HIV/AIDS

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In light of the International AIDS Society conference being held in Vienna this week, many people have raised questions about the Obama Administration’s commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS. First, consider the facts: The Obama Administration has made a significant investment – and increases – in our efforts to fight HIV/AIDS and improve the health…

International AIDS Conference Day 4: Dr. Koh Speaks with PACHA members Helene Gayle and Phill Wilson

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It was a great pleasure to speak with two members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria.

XVIII International AIDS Conference

Kevin Fenton: Health Protection Perspectives

Greetings from the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna! It is invigorating to once again be among the more than 20,000 HIV/AIDS scientists, public health officials, advocates, and front-line workers in the fight against this disease. The International AIDS Conference always provides a platform for the world’s HIV/AIDS leaders to share the latest information and…

Taking the National HIV/AIDS Strategy to Vienna

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Last week, we released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy – a comprehensive plan to fight HIV in the United States. On Sunday, June 18, 2010, The Office of National AIDS Policy in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services sponsored a session at the International AIDS Conference entitled “A Discussion on the U.S. National…

International AIDS Conference Day 3: Dr. Koh speaks on HIV Travel Restrictions

James Chau, USAID Goodwill Ambassador, and Dr. Howard Koh, MD, MPH

Today, I participated in a dialogue about nations lifting HIV-related travel restrictions. I was joined by distinguished colleagues, including the UNAIDS Executive Director, Mr. Michel Sidibe, the Honorable Dr. Richard N. Kamwi, Namibia's Minister of Health, Kevin Moody, CEO of GNP+ , and James Chau, UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador. Both Namibia and China lifted such travel…

International AIDS Conference Day 2: Dr. Koh Speaks with Dr. Jack Stein on Drug Control Policy

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Today is the second day of the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria. I am honored to continue to represent the Department of Health and Human Services and to be part of the U.S. Delegation at the 2010 International AIDS Conference.