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Making Strides in HIV Research

Earlier this week, we commemorated World AIDS Day, a time to examine the progress that the global community has made against the HIV/AIDS global pandemic. While the statistics remain grim—more than 25 million deaths and 33 million people infected worldwide…

Today is World AIDS Day: Turning Remembrance into Action

New Media | December 1, 2009 Read the full post

Today is World AIDS Day and at we are pausing to reflect on the importance of this day, to remember the friends that we have lost, and to acknowledge all the people, all of YOU, who are working to…

White House Hosts Senior Officials to Discuss the Domestic Response to HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Ambassador Eric P. Goosby, MD, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

I just came back from an event at the White House, where Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced that the 2012 International AIDS Conference will be held in Washington DC. This decision by the International AIDS Society comes as…

World AIDS Day Federal Conference Call: Voices of Senior Leaders, Staff, and Grantees

New Media | November 24, 2009 Read the full post

Last week we sponsored a World AIDS Day conference call for Federal staff and grantees who work on HIV/AIDS issues. Speakers on the call included senior HIV leaders from the White House and the Departments of Health and Human Services,…

Obesity Among People Living with HIV

Research | November 19, 2009 Read the full post

In the U.S., as we move into the holiday season there is often increased reporting on obesity. asked Dr. Nancy F. Crum-Cianflone, a Research Physician with the Naval Medical Center San Diego, to provide us information on her new…

Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day Flickr FAQs

New Media | November 17, 2009 Read the full post

As we mentioned in last week’s post, we’ve created a Flickr group for you to upload your Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day photos. There are already hundreds of photos from the United States Conference on AIDS — we hope you’ll help us add hundreds (thousands?!) more!

Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2009: How You Can Take Action with One Photo

New Media | November 10, 2009 Read the full post
Tree Alexander at USCA

Co-authored by Josie Halpern-Finnerty If a picture says a thousand words, how much would a picture of you wearing a red ribbon and holding a sign that says you’re “Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day” say? Could it help end…

U.S. to Remove HIV “Entry Ban”

It has been an important few weeks for those of us in the HIV community—we just wrapped up the U.S. Conference on AIDS, President Obama signed the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009, and, as you may have…