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The President’s Commitment to Fight HIV/AIDS
Cross-posted from White House blog

In light of the International AIDS Society conference being held in Vienna this week, many people have raised questions about the Obama Administration’s commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS. First, consider the facts: The Obama Administration has made a significant…

International AIDS Conference Day 4: Dr. Koh Speaks with PACHA members Helene Gayle and Phill Wilson

It was a great pleasure to speak with two members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria.

XVIII International AIDS Conference

Kevin Fenton: Health Protection Perspectives
Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives blog

Greetings from the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna! It is invigorating to once again be among the more than 20,000 HIV/AIDS scientists, public health officials, advocates, and front-line workers in the fight against this disease. The International AIDS Conference…

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living with HIV/AIDS

Research | July 21, 2010 Read the full post
Dr. Valdiserri at work at IAC

Today at the International AIDS Conference  meeting, researchers from the United States, France, Canada, and Romania presented findings on the important clinical topic of malignancies that can develop in people with HIV/AIDS. Scientists from the U.S. National Cancer Institute reported…

IAC 2010 Session: HIV/AIDS in the Information Age — How Digital Media Can Fight the Epidemic

New Media | July 20, 2010 Read the full post
IAC Session, HIV/AIDS in the Information Age: How Digital Media Can Fight the Epidemic

Tonight, as part of the 2010 International AIDS Conference, we attended a session on new media, HIV/AIDS in the Information Age: How Digital Media Can Fight the Epidemic. Moderated by Scott Evertz, Senior Vice President of Gibraltar Associates , the…

Taking the National HIV/AIDS Strategy to Vienna
Cross-posted from ONAP Blog

Last week, we released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy – a comprehensive plan to fight HIV in the United States. On Sunday, June 18, 2010, The Office of National AIDS Policy in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services…

International AIDS Conference Day 3: Dr. Koh speaks on HIV Travel Restrictions

James Chau, USAID Goodwill Ambassador, and Dr. Howard Koh, MD, MPH

Today, I participated in a dialogue about nations lifting HIV-related travel restrictions. I was joined by distinguished colleagues, including the UNAIDS Executive Director, Mr. Michel Sidibe, the Honorable Dr. Richard N. Kamwi, Namibia's Minister of Health, Kevin Moody, CEO of…

International AIDS Conference Day 3: Research Highlights

Research | July 20, 2010 Read the full post
Dr. Ron Valdiserri

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, shared the latest scientific information with the conference delegates about the actual steps that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) takes when it makes contact with the human…