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Criteria Published for Research into Organ Transplantation from One Person with HIV to Another

Ronald Valdiserri

Federal partners recently took two important steps that will allow scientists to carry out research on organ donations from HIV-positive donors into HIV-positive recipients as authorized by the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act. As required under the Act, the…

Eradicating Discrimination Against People Living with HIV/AIDS

Department of Justice
Cross-posted from Department of Justice - Blog

Courtesy of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division “The Department of Justice is firmly committed to eradicating discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS.  Such discrimination compromises our defining values, violates our founding ideals,…

IHS Works for an AIDS-Free Generation

Lisa Neel, Indian Health Service, HHS.
Cross-posted from Indian Health Service

We know what it takes to prevent HIV infections and improve the lives of people living with HIV. For World AIDS Day this year, the theme is The Time to Act is Now. The Indian Health Service is acting by…

Statement on World AIDS Day 2015

Global | December 2, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of State

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 1, 2015 On World AIDS Day, we recognize the millions of people impacted by HIV/AIDS – the lives lost and the families forever torn apart by this disease. We also…

Presidential Proclamation — World AIDS Day, 2015

The White House

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION More than three decades ago, the first known cases of HIV/AIDS sparked an epidemic in the United States — ushering in a time defined by how little we knew about…

World AIDS Day 2015: Remembering the Past. Envisioning a Brighter Future.

Global | December 1, 2015 Read the full post
Dr. Shannon Hader, Director, Division of Global HIV & TB, CDC

On World AIDS Day, we remember the millions who have died before their times; we celebrate the remarkable scientific achievements that have given us tools to fight back and to envision a brighter future; and we recommit to taking the next actions…

World AIDS Day: Making Strides Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

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Cross-posted from HHS Blog

On the first World AIDS Day in 1988, people living with HIV/AIDS faced an uncertain future. On average, those with AIDS lived only 19 to 30 months after their diagnosis. They had very few treatment options. And in the United…

10 Tips for World AIDS Day 2015: The Time to Act Is Now

New Media | December 1, 2015 Read the full post
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Today, AIDS.gov offers 10 tips to support your involvement in World AIDS Day 2015. We hope these images provide you with resources and ideas that inspire you to act. Be a part of the global commitment to end HIV. Check out…