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NIH Research Update: Treating HIV-infected People with Antiretrovirals Protects Partners from Infection

Research | May 12, 2011 Read the full post

Today the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), released findings from a large-scale clinical study. This study found that men and women living with HIV who took oral antiretroviral medicines…

Evolutions in the Minority AIDS Initiative Secretary’s Fund

Ronald Valdiserri

As we continue to work within and outside of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to pursue the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), we are assessing HIV-focused programs and resource allocations to make sure that they…

Community Representatives Share Thoughts with 12 Cities Project Steering Committee

Ronald Valdiserri

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services’ 12 Cities Project Steering Committee met with several community representatives (PDF 35KB) to discuss the project and explore opportunities to encourage stronger cross-agency collaboration at the local level. My Federal colleagues—from…

Growing and Adapting: A New Blog Structure

New Media | May 10, 2011 Read the full post
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Today, we are proud to announce a new structure for our blog – one that encompasses the changes and growth we’ve experienced since we launched the blog over three years ago. Some of the new features include: Featured blog posts:…

Learning From Our Global HIV/AIDS Programs
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Last week, I was in Johannesburg, South Africa, where I attended the annual meeting of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.  Known as PEPFAR, this is the United States global HIV/AIDS program that was established by President Bush.  PEPFAR…

National Women’s Health Week

National Women's Health Week. It's Your Time!

Yesterday was not only Mother’s Day, but it also was the start of the 12th annual National Women’s Health Week (NWHW). According to Nancy C. Lee, MD, Director of the Office on Women’s Health: The aim of this day is…

PEPFAR’s Partnership With the Global Fund Improves the Response to HIV/AIDS

Global | May 5, 2011 Read the full post
Healthcare Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This week in Johannesburg, South Africa, PEPFAR is convening its annual meeting. U.S. Government global health leaders and staff are working together to identify opportunities to build on the impressive achievements our programs have made so far. Throughout the week…

It is a Civil Right to Live Free from Discrimination on the Basis of HIV/AIDS Status

Department of Justice seal

When the Attorney General, Eric H. Holder, Jr., signed the Justice Department’s operational plan (PDF 354 KB) for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, he underscored the Department’s leadership role in eradicating discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS. The Civil Rights…