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What Women and Girls Should Know About Drug Use and HIV/AIDS

R. Gil Kerlikowske
Cross-posted from ONDCP Of Substance Blog

Even with the unique challenges and stresses women and girls face in today’s society, informed and thoughtful decisions can help ensure women and girls are full and unhindered participants in this Nation’s race to win the future. Today, on National…

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: What Can You Do? Take Action!

blog.aids.gov
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today is the sixth annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH) to make more people aware of the increasing impact that…

PEPFAR Partners in Global Effort To Eliminate Sexual Violence Against Girls

Global | March 9, 2011 Read the full post
Sillouette of person from Congo
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This week, we celebrate International Women’s Day. According to the World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among women between the ages of 15-44, and nearly 60 percent of the people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa…

The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

David Vos

I am pleased to share with you the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) implementation plan for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). HUD is committed to working with our Federal and community partners to ensure the success of this…

HHS Launches New Website: Stopbullying.gov

New Media | March 9, 2011 Read the full post
stopbullying.gov screenshot

Today, HHS launches a new website called Stopbullying.gov. The site provides information from government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators, and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying. It also provides information on finding help…

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission: Creating Better Health for Women, Children, and Families

Global | March 8, 2011 Read the full post
Mother and child in a clinic
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This week, we celebrate International Women’s Day. According to the World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among women between the ages of 15-44, and nearly 60 percent of the people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa…

Taking Action for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: What can you do?

New Media | March 8, 2011 Read the full post
March 10 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). This annual observance encourages people to take action around HIV and to educate each other about the epidemic’s impact on women and girls. According to the U.S. Centers for…

Highlights From CROI

Research | March 7, 2011 Read the full post
Conversations with AIDS.gov: At CROI 2011 with the National Institutes of Health. March 3, 2011 - Boston, MA

On Wednesday, March 2, Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases at HHS spoke with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach about his reflections on the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston. Dr. Dieffenbach serves as…