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PEPFAR and Ukraine: A Partnership To Stop the Spread of HIV

Global | April 4, 2011 Read the full post
Ambassador Eric Goosby in the Ukraine
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

I recently visited Ukraine for the first time in my role as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. I was pleased to have the opportunity to return to Ukraine, a country where I have spent considerable time working to strengthen HIV prevention,…

Highlights from SXSWi

New Media | April 4, 2011 Read the full post
sxsw-2011-logo

The 2011 South by Southwest Interactive festival last month brought almost 19,000 attendees to Austin, Texas from all over the globe, a 40% increase over last year. The additional numbers were noticeable, right from the start. Sessions filled up quickly,…

Peace Corps Volunteers Are Leaders in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Global | March 31, 2011 Read the full post
Peace Corps members flying kits on a ocean bluff
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, and I would like to thank the thousands of volunteers who have responded to the HIV/AIDS crisis, one of the most serious threats to global health and development. The Peace…

San Francisco’s New Approach to HIV Prevention

Conversations with AIDS.gov: Dr. Grant Colfax. San Francisco Dept. of Public Health. March 16, 2011

With this post, we launch an occasional series, The Strategy in Action: Communities Respond to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. In these posts, we will spotlight some of the ways that diverse communities from across the U.S. are undertaking efforts to…

An Update on PEPFAR in Côte d’Ivoire

Global | March 30, 2011 Read the full post
Clinic in The Ivory Coast
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

The situation in Côte d'Ivoire is extremely precarious and volatile, yet the U.S. government remains committed to supporting Côte d'Ivoire's fight against HIV/AIDS through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). PEPFAR has a long history of working…

2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference

New Media | March 29, 2011 Read the full post
Nonprofit Technology Conference 2011

We attended the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) sponsored by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) last week, along with hundreds of nonprofit organizations from across the country. This year 2,000+ people attended, making for the largest NTC ever. There was…

Honoring Dr. Mark Colomb’s Contribution to the Response to HIV

Dr. Mark Colomb

This week we lost another leader in the HIV community. Dr. Mark Colomb (1963-2011) was passionately committed to Mississippi and other southern communities; and he focused on responding to the needs of Black men who have sex with men. Dr. Colomb…

Working with the Community to Reduce New HIV Infections Among Gay and Bisexual Men and Transgender Women

LGBT NHAS Meeting

“The United States cannot reduce the number of HIV infections nationally without better addressing HIV among gay and bisexual men.” So declares the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), boldly and accurately. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gay…