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Key Populations Essential to Realize An AIDS-Free Generation

Global | December 1, 2014 Read the full post
Cross-posted from USAID

As we commemorate World AIDS Day this year, let’s take a moment to remember how far we’ve come, and where we must go. There are currently 35 million people living with HIV worldwide, and 13.6 million of those people are receiving…


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Cross-posted from The U.S. Department of Justice

Courtesy of Vanita Gupta, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. “On World AIDS Day 2014, the Department of Justice recognizes that eradicating stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS is a key civil rights issue….

For an AIDS-Free Generation: Access to Drugs and Diagnostics Is Essential

Cross-posted from U.S. Food and Drug Administration Blog

On World AIDS Day this year, tens of millions of people with HIV are now living healthy, productive lives because of access to safe and lower priced medicines. We rejoice in this achievement, because all people, no matter how rich…

Presidential Proclamation: World AIDS Day 2014

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Cross-posted from White House Office of the Press Secretary

Proclamation — World AIDS Day, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION In communities across our Nation and around the world, we have made extraordinary progress in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Just over three decades…

TODAY: Live webcast of the White House World AIDS Day Event

Douglas Brooks

Every year on December 1st, we commemorate World AIDS Day and re-commit to addressing HIV/AIDS, a disease that affects approximately 35 million people worldwide. The White House will honor this worldwide observance on Monday, December 1, with an important World…

World AIDS Day 2014: Closer to an AIDS-Free Generation

CDC | December 1, 2014 Read the full post
Dr. Shannon Hader

On December 1, people throughout the world observe World AIDS Day to raise awareness of the global impact of HIV/AIDS, to honor those affected by it, and—ever so importantly—to re-commit to achieving more in the upcoming year. An estimated 35 million…

Let’s Get to Work!

Multi-Ethnic Group of People in a Meeting and Copy Space
Cross-posted from Cross Post U.S. Department of Labor Blog

In October, I attended the annual U.S. Conference on AIDS , the largest HIV/AIDS-related gathering in the nation. Now in its eighteenth year, the goal of this conference has remained steadfast since the start: to increase and strengthen the diversity of…

The “Increasing Access to HIV Care and Treatment” Initiative Surpasses Expectations for a Second Year


Three years ago on World AIDS Day, President Obama announced $50 million to address the gaps in the HIV Continuum of Care. Of that $50 million, $15 million was directed to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to focus…