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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

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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…

World AIDS Day 2015: We Are Better Equipped Than Ever to Fight HIV

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December 1 marks World AIDS Day, and even though we’ve been fighting HIV and AIDS for more than 30 years, it’s fitting that this year’s theme is “The Time to Act is Now.” The U.S. Department of Health and Human…

U.S. PEPFAR Teams-up with Digital Influencers in Campaign to Support Treatment Expansion to Stop HIV/AIDS

Global | November 30, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Office of the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy

“Treatment For All” campaign aims to use the power of social media for global change. On November 30, 2015, the eve of World AIDS Day, Emmy Award-winning television host Ricki Lake, digital influencers Wesley Stromberg, Sammy Wilkinson, Megan Nicole and…

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2015: Follow the Science to Fast-Track the End of AIDS

Research | November 30, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from NIAID News

When the first cases of what would become known as AIDS were reported in 1981, scientists and physicians did not know the cause and had no therapies to treat those who were infected. Times have changed and today physicians can…