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In His Own Words: Community Activist Phill Wilson Reflects on 30 Years of AIDS

Phill Wilson

In commemoration of 30 Years of AIDS, we are sharing the personal stories of colleagues and community members who have been around since the very beginning of the epidemic in 1981. In this spirit, we recently interviewed Phill Wilson for a symposium entitled “Commemorating 30 Years of Leadership in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS” that Secretary…

Continuing Steps to Implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy as the Pandemic Turns 30

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As we reflect on the thirtieth year of the HIV pandemic, our work continues.  I wanted to share with you two developments at the White House as we mark this somber, but important milestone. HHS Announces New Steps to Implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Yesterday, I participated in a call with Health and Human Services…

Champions of Change: HIV/AIDS – 30 Years of Activism on the Frontlines

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Ed. Note: Champions of Change is a weekly initiative to highlight Americans who are making an impact in their communities and helping our country rise to meet the many challenges of the 21st century. This month marks the 30th year of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first…

Commemorating 30 Years of Leadership in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Kathleen Sebelius

Yesterday marked thirty years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the United States. This Wednesday, June 8th at 10am EST, the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Department of Health and Human Services will host a live videocast of a symposium in Washington, DC, “Commemorating 30 Years of Leadership in…

Secretary Clinton Marks the 30th Anniversary of HIV/AIDS

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton marked the 30th anniversary of HIV/AIDS, releasing the following statement: “As we commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the first reported cases of HIV/AIDS in the United States, we take time to remember those who have been affected by this devastating disease and recommit ourselves to eradicating this terrible scourge….

On 30th Year of HIV/AIDS, Obama Administration Recommits to Fighting Pandemic

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As we approach 30 years since the first reported cases of AIDS in the United States on Sunday, June 5, I’m excited to share with you the message that the White House released this afternoon on 30 years of AIDS. You can read the press statement below or here on the Office of National AIDS…

Housing — Our Response to HIV

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June 5th, 2011 will mark 30 years since the first reports of persons infected with HIV.  Today, even with the incredible strides in medication, care and understanding, much remains to be done. From our special vantage at HUD, housing that is decent safe and affordable still too often remains an unachieved aspiration – and persons…

Reaching a New Generation of Americans: Re-energizing our Focus after 30 Years of AIDS

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Co-authored by Jonathan A. Mermin, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC

Thirty years ago, on June 5, 1981, CDC published the first report of cases of what is now known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The article in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report