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World AIDS Day 2016

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 1, 2016 On World AIDS Day, we commemorate the lives lost and communities devastated by HIV/AIDS. We also celebrate those lives that have been saved and the courageous individuals who have brought hope and healing to those living with and affected by this disease. Thirty-five…

World AIDS Day 2016: VHA focuses on Veterans and HIV Prevention

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) joins other Federal partners in efforts to increase HIV testing and treatment, as well as a call for prevention. This year’s theme is “Leadership. Commitment. Impact.” VA is the largest provider of HIV care in the U.S., treating over 27,000 Veterans in 2015 and…

World AIDS Day: Leadership. Commitment. Impact.

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor joins in the global commemoration of World AIDS Day. Held annually on Dec. 1, it is an opportunity to show support for our family members, neighbors and colleagues living with HIV/AIDS, reflect on progress made and commit to continued collective action. The Labor Department is proud to be one…

Innovation To Drive Impact: Reaching The Hardest To Reach

As we mark World AIDS Day, we reflect on how far we’ve come and acknowledge the profound challenges that still remain. The scientific progress we’ve made since the first cases of AIDS that appeared more than 35 years ago has been nothing short of remarkable. The results of new Population-based HIV Impact Assessments in Malawi …

World AIDS Day 2016: SAMHSA’s Leadership, Commitment, and Impact

Today, over one million Americans are living with HIV.  One out of eight people with HIV is unaware of their HIV infection.  Every year, on December 1st, World AIDS Day is observed to reflect on those whom we have lost to AIDS, and the many lives we can save in the years to come. World…

World AIDS Day 2016: Honoring Lives Lost by Fighting Discrimination

Today, on World AIDS Day 2016, the Department of Justice reaffirms the rights of people with HIV/AIDS to live free from stigma and discrimination.  For the more than 1.2 million people in the United States with HIV, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guarantees each of them a full and equal opportunity to participate in…

The White House – FACT SHEET: World AIDS Day 2016

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary December 1 marks World AIDS Day across the globe, and serves as a way to recommit ourselves to ending HIV/AIDS as a public health threat. Throughout his Administration, President Obama propelled America’s leadership on HIV/AIDS by both developing the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United…

We Are Changing Our Name To: “HIV.gov”

This week of World AIDS Day, we are announcing that we will be changing our name from AIDS.gov to HIV.gov in the spring of 2017. Why the name change? We write frequently about our commitments to following the science, tracking data, gathering user feedback, and responding to the community’s needs—and our name change honors those…