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Dr. Katabira to Present on AIDS 2012 at HHS

Global | February 9, 2012 Read the full post
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The HHS Office of Global Affairs will host an educational forum for Federal staff with Dr. Elly Katabira, President of the International AIDS Society  (IAS) and International Chair of the XIX International AIDS Conference  (AIDS 2012), on Friday, February 10,…

February PACHA Meeting to Focus on Women and Girls

blog.aids.gov

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) will convene February 28 and 29 in Washington, DC. Among the many items on the agenda for the 45th meeting of the PACHA, two are of particular note: A conversation with Secretary of…

Facebook, Instant Messaging, Skype and More—To Encourage HIV Testing

New Media | February 7, 2012 Read the full post
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Last month, we attended the 9th Annual National African American MSM Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS and other Health Disparities (AAMSM) in New Orleans, LA,  to encourage the use of new media in HIV/AIDS programs. Over 350 federal, state, and local…

Commemorating National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Valerie Jarrett , Senior Advisor to the President
Cross-posted from White House Blog

On this, the 12th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, I remember my sister-in-law’s fight with the disease. Tragically, she did not win that fight – she left behind a devastated husband and five-year old daughter. But it is in…

Conversations on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

James Albino

February 7, 2012 marks the 12th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national community mobilization initiative that focuses on promoting HIV education, testing, involvement, and treatment to African Americans, who are disproportionately at risk for HIV/AIDS. As…

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day– February 7

Dr. Kevin Fenton

(This message is also available on video.) On this National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we have greater opportunity than ever before to reverse the HIV epidemic in Black America and the nation as a whole. Today, we have a National…

NIAID Advances Efforts to Restructure Clinical Trials Networks with Funding Announcements

Research | February 3, 2012 Read the full post
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Over the past year and a half, many of you followed the AIDS.gov blog post series Future Directions for NIAID HIV Research by Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)…

Partnering With Business To Eliminate Pediatric AIDS by 2015

Global | February 2, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Last week, I was proud to participate in a significant moment in the global AIDS response. I stood with leaders of the private sector at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as they committed to join forces to reach…