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With Better Data, a Foundation for Stronger HIV Prevention

Eugene McCray - CDC - headshot cropped May 2016

High quality data form the backbone of our nation’s HIV response. National surveillance of HIV cases provides the critical information we need to set prevention priorities, allocate limited prevention resources, and measure our collective progress against the disease. HIV surveillance…

Watch HIV Vaccine Trial Launch in South Africa Via Facebook Live! This Wednesday!

New Media | November 29, 2016 Read the full post

Director’s Note, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, HHS: Scientific advances have given us the tools we need to end new HIV infections and save lives. But our work is not yet done, either here in the U.S. or…

First New HIV Vaccine Efficacy Study in Seven Years Has Begun

Research | November 28, 2016 Read the full post
Cross-posted from NIAID News

South Africa Hosts Historic NIH-Supported Clinical Trial November 27, 2016 The first HIV vaccine efficacy study to launch anywhere in seven years is now testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection among South African adults. The study,…

Speakers Announced for December 8th Listening Session on HIV Prevention and Care with the Transgender Community


The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) is sponsoring a community listening session to hear about the ways that the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) might help to further improve HIV prevention and care for transgender…

Using Digital Communication at World AIDS Day 2016

New Media | November 22, 2016 Read the full post
World AIDS Day 2016

Since the first World AIDS Day in 1988, we have seen tremendous changes in our collective response to HIV and AIDS–including changes in the way advocates, leaders, people affected by the virus, and others communicate about HIV. (Check out our…

Get Ready for World AIDS Day 2016


World AIDS Day – December 1 –  is rapidly approaching! The U.S. Government theme for this year’s observance is Leadership. Commitment. Impact., and we want to point you to the information and tools you’ll need to incorporate the theme in…

Promoting Innovation and Collaboration: SMAIF Awards Strengthen Response to HIV Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities

FY16 SMAIF Allocations by Agency

We have made incredible progress in HIV treatment and prevention, but too many Americans from all walks of life still get HIV, and too people with HIV are dying needlessly. Since the early years of the epidemic, the impact of…

You Can Help Consumers, Providers And Enrollment Assisters Get The Facts About Health Coverage

ACE Poster: with Joey

HIV programs have been doing great work to get people living with HIV enrolled in Marketplace health coverage since Open Enrollment began on November 1. Here are some resources to help keep it going! Resources for consumers and HIV providers:…