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Facing AIDS goes Mobile

Facing AIDS

Adding your photo to the Facing AIDS initiative just became easier. We are pleased to announce that Facing AIDS iPhone/iPad app is now available on the iTunes App Store. The app makes it easier than ever to help put a face to  to the epidemic. After downloading the app, you can complete the entire process…

Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh Addresses AIDS 2012

Dr. Howard Koh

During today’s AIDS 2012 plenary session, Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh, MD, MPH, discussed development and implementation of the United States’ first-ever comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Dr. Koh provided an overview of the Strategy’s three goals and shared brief examples of how the U.S. is working to achieve them. “As we build on the…

USG at AIDS 2012: Video with Dr. Anthony Fauci

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Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS, sat down with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH to discuss his speech at the opening plenary of AIDS 2012 and his 31 years as a physician and leader in HIV/AIDS scientific research. Having participated in International…

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Addresses AIDS 2012

Secretary Clinton at AIDS 2012

During today’s AIDS 2012 plenary session, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke about progress and next steps toward achieving an AIDS-free generation. During her remarks she echoed the call she first made on World AIDS Day 2011 for the world to join the United States in working to achieve the goal of an…

Secretary Sebelius Addresses Opening Session of AIDS 2012

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Tonight in Washington, DC, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addressed the opening session of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). “This week is a chance for each of us to arm ourselves with the latest science, to trade best practices, to learn from each other, and then go back to our communities…

HHS Releases Report on Progress Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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At the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, DC today, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, released a report (PDF 607KB) on the progress made in 2011 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in pursuing the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS).  The report highlights key accomplishments…

AIDS 2012: Turning the Tide Together

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The doors to Washington, D.C. open to the world today with the official start of the XIX International AIDS Conference. For the first time in 22 years, the United States welcomes the world’s largest gathering of professionals working in the field of HIV. This affords us the opportunity to rapidly learn about new developments to…

Turning The Tide Together

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Next week, thousands of scientists, researchers, government leaders, public health officials and advocates from around the world will convene in Washington for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012).  It is the first time the United States will host this important conclave in 20 years. Much has changed in that time: new scientific discoveries, more…