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Working Together to Face AIDS: How YOU Took Action for World AIDS Day

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Co-authored by Jennie Anderson and Michelle Samplin-Salgado A month ago, we asked you a question: If a picture says a thousand words, how much would a picture of you holding a sign that says you’re “Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day” say? Could it help end stigma? Promote HIV testing? Your responses overwhelmed and inspired…

Making Strides in HIV Research

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Earlier this week, we commemorated World AIDS Day, a time to examine the progress that the global community has made against the HIV/AIDS global pandemic. While the statistics remain grim—more than 25 million deaths and 33 million people infected worldwide —there are glimmers of hope. Through the work of dedicated scientists, clinicians, and volunteers, the…

Today is World AIDS Day: Turning Remembrance into Action

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Today is World AIDS Day and at AIDS.gov we are pausing to reflect on the importance of this day, to remember the friends that we have lost, and to acknowledge all the people, all of YOU, who are working to respond to HIV and AIDS. Today is a day to remember, but it is also…

White House Hosts Senior Officials to Discuss the Domestic Response to HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Ambassador Eric P. Goosby, MD, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

I just came back from an event at the White House, where Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced that the 2012 International AIDS Conference will be held in Washington DC. This decision by the International AIDS Society comes as a result of President Obama's announcement that the U.S. will end its entry restrictions on…

World AIDS Day Federal Conference Call: Voices of Senior Leaders, Staff, and Grantees

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Last week we sponsored a World AIDS Day conference call for Federal staff and grantees who work on HIV/AIDS issues. Speakers on the call included senior HIV leaders from the White House and the Departments of Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, State, and Veterans Affairs. Approximately 900 sites worldwide (representing well over…

Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2009: How You Can Take Action with One Photo

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Co-authored by Josie Halpern-Finnerty If a picture says a thousand words, how much would a picture of you wearing a red ribbon and holding a sign that says you’re “Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day” say? Could it help end stigma? Promote HIV testing? We think so – and we need your help. Last week…

U.S. to Remove HIV “Entry Ban”

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It has been an important few weeks for those of us in the HIV community—we just wrapped up the U.S. Conference on AIDS, President Obama signed the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009, and, as you may have heard, on Monday the U.S. took the next step in removing HIV from the list…

President Obama Signs the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009

Making Choices: Create Once, Repurpose Often (Part III)

Today President Obama signed the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009. In his remarks at the signing, the President said, “over the past 19 years this legislation has evolved from an emergency response into a comprehensive national program for the care and support of Americans living with HIV/AIDS. It helps communities that are…