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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
NIAID wordle

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
Child with candle
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…

Strategy in Action: HIV Testing Innovations Contribute to NHAS Goal

The Strategy in Action. Communities respond to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

With an estimated 20 percent of people living with HIV in the United States unaware of their status, strengthening our HIV testing efforts will be key to achieving the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Fortunately, many innovative HIV…

Taking the AIDS.gov HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Provider Locator to Facebook

New Media | January 31, 2012 Read the full post
HIV/AIDS Locator on Facebook

Eight hundred million people are active users of Facebook , according to the site’s own statistics. That’s one in nine people living today. Of those 800 million, over 50% check their account on a daily basis. Because it serves as…

AIDS 2012 Plenary Speakers Announced

blog.aids.gov

Today’s announcement (PDF 215KB) of plenary speakers is a clear indication of how AIDS 2012 is shaping up to be one of the strongest International AIDS Conferences yet, with 15 world-renowned experts tapped to speak on a range of key…