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HIV Vaccine Research: Update from NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach from 2nd Day of AIDS 2016

Research | July 19, 2016 Read the full post
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As the second day of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) came to a close in Durban, South Africa, we caught up with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach again via Facebook Live to get his thoughts on some of the day’s highlights….

HRSA’s Macrae and Robinson Discuss What Has Struck Them at AIDS 2016

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During the second day of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa, we met up with HRSA leaders Jim Macrae and Letitia Robinson at the U.S. government booth.  Mr. Macrae is HRSA’s Acting Administrator and Dr. Robinson…

Dr. Fauci and Dr. Wolitski Discuss Highlights of AIDS 2016

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During the second day of sessions at the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa, AIDS.gov did a Facebook Live session with Dr. Tony Fauci of NIH and Dr. Rich Wolitski of HHS at the U.S. government exhibit…

Digital Stories: Health Equity Change Makers

New Media | July 19, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Office of Minority Health

Editor’s Note: This project is an example of digital storytelling!  Please share Margot’s story below as an HIV prevention advocate/peer counselor for women living with HIV. Use and share the Health Equity Change Makers toolkit and #ImAChangeMaker .   Through…

Peace Corps’ Marie McLeod Shares Perspective from AIDS 2016

Global | July 19, 2016 Read the full post
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During the Tuesday’s activities at AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa, we had a chance to speak with Marie McLeod, Director of Global Health and HIV Office at the Peace Corps. Peace Corps is among the federal agencies that supports…

NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Perspectives from First Day of AIDS 2016

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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) opened in Durban, South Africa today. As we’ve done from other scientific conferences, we caught up with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and…

PEPFAR Welcomes the Return of the International HIV/AIDS Conference to Africa

Global | July 18, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from PEPFAR Press Room

July 18, 2016 This week, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) joins thousands of partners for the 21st International HIV/AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa. The conference returns to Africa for the first time since…

HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Mothers Can Virtually Eliminate Transmission to Babies

Research | July 18, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from NIAID News Releases

HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Mothers Can Virtually Eliminate Transmission to Babies For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants, according to…