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HIV Activist Shares His Experiences with Facing AIDS Initiative

New Media | December 4, 2013 Read the full post
Brad McIntyre Facing AIDS Photo

Editors Note: Bradford McIntyre, an HIV activist who runs the “Positively Positive: Living with HIV” website in Canada ( ) has participated in’s #FacingAIDS initiative for four years. We asked him how he heard about the initiative, how he uses…

Sharing Responsibility, Strengthening Results

The White House
Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation.” Now more than ever, it is a fitting theme as the United States focuses, both on the domestic and global fronts, on building…

Recognizing World AIDS Day 2013

Department of Justice
Cross-posted from The Justice Blog

This post is courtesy of the Civil Rights Division “Federal law is a critically important tool in eradicating the discrimination that so many people living with HIV and AIDS still face in their daily lives.  By enforcing the civil rights laws…

National HIV Prevention Progress Report Released

Jonathan Mermin

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published online the National HIV Prevention Progress Report and Progress At-a-Glance, a one-page companion. This new report describes progress toward achieving CDC’s key HIV prevention goals and the challenges that continue…

NIH announces plan to increase funding toward a cure for HIV/AIDS

Research | December 2, 2013 Read the full post
NIH logo
Cross-posted from National Institutes of Health Press Release

At a White House event today to mark the 25th annual World AIDS Day, President Obama announced that the National Institutes of Health plans to redirect AIDS research funds to expand support for research directed toward a cure for HIV. NIH plans to invest…

On World AIDS Day, Tracking Our Progress

The White House
Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Editor’s Note: Today the White House held an event in recognition of World AIDS Day. Video from the livestreamed event will be posted tomorrow at Click here for the fact sheet: Shared Responsibility to Strengthen Results for an AIDS-Free Generation….

Striving for the AIDS End Game: Translating Research Promise Into Public Health Success

Research | December 2, 2013 Read the full post
Anthony Fauci
Cross-posted from Huffington Post

Dec. 1, 2013 marks the 25th annual commemoration of World AIDS Day. In highlighting this day, partners in the fight against HIV/AIDS will champion bold goals, such as “ending AIDS” and “getting to zero.” With the sober recognition that 35.3…

Celebrating a Decade of Progress Fighting Global HIV/AIDS

Global | December 2, 2013 Read the full post
Deborah Birx, MD, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

This World AIDS Day, CDC and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) commemorate a decade of success in fighting global HIV/AIDS. Ten years ago, this modern-day plague was devastating the health and wellbeing of millions of individuals in communities…