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SAMHSA and World AIDS Day—Using New Media

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Cross-posted from SAMHSA Blog

“Leading with Science, Uniting for Action” is the U.S. Government (USG) theme for World AIDS Day 2011. This year, we are thankful for scientific advances in the response to HIV/AIDS—advances which have led Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to…

Observing World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day logo
Cross-posted from Disability.Blog

Today, December 1, we commemorate World AIDS Day. This has been a year of reflection as we marked the 30th anniversary of the first reported cases of AIDS on June 5, 1981. AIDS is still here, and it affects all…

American Leadership to Reach an AIDS-Free Generation

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Today President Obama was part of a very special World AIDS Day event. It is a day for solemn observance, to remember all those who have been lost to this disease over 30 years, and those still living with HIV…

From the Archives: President Obama Says, “Get Tested”

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Today is World AIDS Day. In the United States, roughly 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV and about 50,000 become newly infected each year.  Since the beginning of the epidemic 30 years ago, more than 600,000 Americans have lost…

Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on World AIDS Day

Kathleen Sebelius
Cross-posted from Department of Health & Human Services Press Release

This World AIDS Day is particularly poignant because this year we have marked the 30th anniversary of the first reports of AIDS. Today, as we remember those we have lost, we also celebrate the progress we have made and look…

Open for Questions: The Beginning of the End of AIDS

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day, and President Obama will be marking the occasion by speaking at ONE Campaign and (RED)’s Beginning of the End of AIDS event at George Washington University. You can watch the whole event live on YouTube.com/TheONECampaign…

Facing AIDS in Portland, Oregon

Going Red for World AIDS Day - Cascade AIDS Project

World AIDS Day is tomorrow, December 1, and once again we’re encouraging communities to take part in a Facing AIDS. Ernesto Dominguez, Youth Technology Specialist at Cascade AIDS Project in Portland, Oregon, has been organizing Facing AIDS events for the…

Stay Strong and Informed About HIV

Testing Makes Us Stronger CDC Campaign

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s national awareness campaign, Testing Makes Us Stronger (TMUS), calls on black gay and bisexual men across the United States to “stay strong and informed” through regular HIV testing.  Launching on World AIDS…