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USAID’s 30 Years of Leadership in HIV and AIDS: Share Your Story

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Editor’s Note: Today we share how the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is using social media to highlight thirty years of their investment into addressing the global HIV and AIDS epidemic. If you want to learn more about using digital tools to amplify your HIV messages, the social media team can help! Sign…

USAID’s David Stanton from AIDS 2016

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USAID is among the many federal agencies engaged in the response to HIV around the globe. One of the PEPFAR implementing agencies, USAID is marking its 30th anniversary of working in the HIV response. At the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa today, we had the opportunity to visit with David Stanton,…

International Day of the Girl

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Editor’s Note: This press statement by Secretary of State, John Kerry, includes information about PEPFAR’s DREAMS initiative to support adolescent girls in sub-saharan Africa. Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC October 11, 2016 The State Department is deeply committed to protecting and strengthening the rights of girls worldwide, and on this fifth…

Measuring Stigma: Where Do We Go From Here?

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Prejudices and negative attitudes directed towards people living with HIV have very real consequences: Stigma discourages people from getting tested for HIV, sharing their HIV positive status with loved ones, and seeking care and sticking to treatment. Yet in the early years of the HIV epidemic, it was thought that the stigma surrounding HIV was…

Conversations from CROI 2015: Dr. Gina Brown and Dr. Ron Valdiserri on Microbicides, Women and HIV

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As we approach the annual observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day next week, we wanted to share another interview we captured at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections  (CROI). While at CROI in Seattle last week, Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. Gina…

Blog Digest: Your one-stop reading about World AIDS Day 2014

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This month, many individuals and organizations in the HIV community were exceptionally busy organizing, attending, and communicating about local, state, regional, national, and international events in observance of World AIDS Day 2014. In case you missed any of our posts leading up to World AIDS Day, we offer a list below (in reverse order). We…

Focus, Partner, Achieve: US Government in Action for World AIDS Day 2014

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World AIDS Day brings staff from across the U.S. Government together to reflect on and extend our contributions to the response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic—both at home and internationally. We wanted you to be aware of key Federal activities for World AIDS Day 2014. White House On December 1, the White House hosted a World…

Key Populations Essential to Realize An AIDS-Free Generation


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 antiretroviral therapy. New HIV infections continue to decline each year, with 2.1 million in 2013,…