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PEPFAR Programs Support African Efforts to Fight Global AIDS

Global | March 19, 2011 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from State Department Blog

I just returned from a visit to three African nations, where I saw encouraging gains in the fight against HIV. In these countries, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is enabling countries to take leadership of the…

IHS Statement on National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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This Sunday, March 20, marks the 5th observance of National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This day is set aside to acknowledge that HIV continues to threaten the health and well-being of Native communities.  On this day we celebrate our…

Defying the Odds: End the Rise of HIV/AIDS in Native American Communities

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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

HIV remains a highly stigmatized condition. It is a serious medical condition and people still die of AIDS.  Nonetheless, we have highly effective treatments for people living with HIV and better tools than ever before to prevent infection. As uncomfortable…

Moving Forward on Gender: PEPFAR’s Plans

Global | March 16, 2011 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This past week, we celebrated 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…

Observing National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

New Media | March 16, 2011 Read the full post
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

This Sunday, March 20th, the Indian Health Service (IHS) joins American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities, Native Hawaiian communities, and the nation in observing the fifth National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Originally coordinated by Tribal organizations across the country, recognition of…

HHS @ SXSWi Part 1: Sound bites

New Media | March 15, 2011 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS Center for New Media Blog

I’m writing from Austin, Texas, the capital of the Lone Star State, checking in from South by Southwest Interactive, or SXSWi. For those of you who don’t know, SXSWi is one of the biggest technology conferences in the world. I’ve…

HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States

YouTube Thumbnail: A Conversation on HIV Prevention for Men who have Sex with Men at CROI 2011

Earlier this month, Gregorio Millett, with the CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, gave two presentations on the critical HIV prevention needs of men who have sex with men (MSM) at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in…

Centers for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Seek to Engage Networks in Supporting Strategy’s Goals

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During this National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS, I thought it would be timely to share with you that last week several of my colleagues and I met with representatives from Centers for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships…