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Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Infants Born to Infected Mothers: Need for a Fresh Look

Research | March 8, 2013 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

On Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Atlanta, Dr. Deborah Persaud of the Johns Hopkins University presented an intriguing case study of a child who by all measures seems to be cured…

HIV Among MSM Examined at CROI

Research | March 8, 2013 Read the full post
Ronald Valdiserri

The ongoing disproportionate burden of HIV/AIDS borne by gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States as well as around the world was the topic of a number of sessions and posters at…

Conversations from CROI 2013: The Case Study of a Toddler ‘Functionally Cured’ of HIV Infection

Research | March 7, 2013 Read the full post
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Read the statement about this study from NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Read the statement from Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. The story that captured global headlines from the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic…

Knowledge Leads to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Nancy C. Lee

Share knowledge. Take action. That’s the theme of this year’s National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which the nation and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office on Women’s Health will observe on March 10. Why…

Statement by Ambassador Eric Goosby, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, on report of the first child to be ‘functionally cured’ of HIV

Global | March 6, 2013 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from PEPFAR Press Release

March 6, 2013 This case brings new hope for young children infected with HIV. We eagerly await further research on these findings and whether the experience of the child can be replicated in clinical trials involving other HIV-exposed children. The…

Conversations from CROI 2013: ONAP’s Dr. Grant Colfax

Research | March 5, 2013 Read the full post
Dr. Grant Colfax at CROI

While at the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) this week, I was pleased to sit down with Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of the White House Office of National HIV/AIDS Policy. We discussed the role science plays in…

Daily-use HIV Prevention Approaches Didn’t Work for African Women in the VOICE Study

Research | March 5, 2013 Read the full post
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According to findings of a major HIV prevention trial presented Monday, March 4, 2013 at the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), study participants who received daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) did not experience any protection against HIV…

Using New Media to Reach Women and Girls

New Media | March 5, 2013 Read the full post
March 10 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is on March 10th. The goal of this annual observance day is to encourage people across the country to take action to address HIV/AIDS and raise awareness of its impact on women…