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Work Continues to Help Americans #GetCovered: Dec. 15 Deadline Approaches

ACA blog Dec 3 2015

Government agencies and partners nationwide are continuing to get out the word that now is the time to shop for quality, affordable health care coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. An important deadline is quickly approaching: December 15th is the…

FACT SHEET: World AIDS Day 2015 – The Time to Act Is Now

The White House
Cross-posted from The White House - Office of the Press Secretary

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted by The White House to commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1, 2015. Today, in conjunction with World AIDS Day, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy is releasing the Federal Action…

EEOC Issues Publications on the Rights of Job Applicants and Employees Who Have HIV Infection

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Cross-posted from U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Newsroom

User-Friendly Documents for Doctors and Individuals Living With HIV Infection Explain Workplace Protections Under the Americans with Disabilities Act WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued two documents addressing workplace rights for individuals with HIV infection…

Criteria Published for Research into Organ Transplantation from One Person with HIV to Another

Ronald Valdiserri

Federal partners recently took two important steps that will allow scientists to carry out research on organ donations from HIV-positive donors into HIV-positive recipients as authorized by the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act. As required under the Act, the…

Eradicating Discrimination Against People Living with HIV/AIDS

Department of Justice
Cross-posted from Department of Justice - Blog

Courtesy of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division “The Department of Justice is firmly committed to eradicating discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS.  Such discrimination compromises our defining values, violates our founding ideals,…

IHS Works for an AIDS-Free Generation

Lisa Neel, Indian Health Service, HHS.
Cross-posted from Indian Health Service

We know what it takes to prevent HIV infections and improve the lives of people living with HIV. For World AIDS Day this year, the theme is The Time to Act is Now. The Indian Health Service is acting by…

Statement on World AIDS Day 2015

Global | December 2, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of State

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 On World AIDS Day, we recognize the millions of people impacted by HIV/AIDS – the lives lost and the families forever torn apart by this disease. We also…

Presidential Proclamation — World AIDS Day, 2015

The White House

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION More than three decades ago, the first known cases of HIV/AIDS sparked an epidemic in the United States — ushering in a time defined by how little we knew about…