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The Stakes Could Not Be Higher

Global | November 27, 2015 Read the full post
Deborah Birx, MD, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
Cross-posted from Huffington Post

Today, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) released its 2015 World AIDS Day report , in advance of December 1. The report finds that 15.8 million people were accessing antiretroviral treatment (ART) as of June 2015. This is an extraordinary…

We’re thankful for safe travelers


As the nation reflects on the things for which we are thankful, the team would like to express gratitude to all our readers for following this blog. We appreciate your support for our work, and we look forward to…

PrEP: A Powerful Prevention Tool

CDC Vital Signs blog - Nov 2015

Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its 2015 HIV Vital Signs focusing on preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP). This Vital Signs includes two Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR), one from CDC and one from New York State… Tips: Digital Resources for World AIDS Day

New Media | November 24, 2015 Read the full post
Tip 1 - WAD 2015 - FB and Instagram

For World AIDS Day 2015 on December 1, we’ve prepared 10 tips to support your World AIDS Day activities.We encourage you to share the first 5 tips and link to resources from across the U.S. Government. Stay involved! Join the…

Starting with Our Own: Federal Employees Mark World AIDS Day 2015


December 1 will mark the 28th annual observance of World AIDS Day. This year’s Federal theme is “The Time to Act Is Now”. Along with community stakeholders across the nation, Federal employees across the U.S. Government will pause to mark…

Digital Tools: Supporting the White House’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy ~ Example from the Corporate Sector

New Media | November 24, 2015 Read the full post
Miguel Gomez

As has been observed often, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020, is a national plan, not just a federal one. Active participation from stakeholders across all sectors of society is needed to put the Strategy into action and end…

Ambassador Birx: World AIDS Day Message and More

Global | November 23, 2015 Read the full post
Deborah Birx, MD, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

In preparation for World AIDS Day 2015, spoke with Ambassador-at-Large Deborah L. Birx, M.D., the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. She talked about the importance of World AIDS Day and the factors…



As we approach World AIDS Day on December 1, we are making important progress in our national and global responses to HIV/AIDS. In recognition of these efforts, we invite you to watch a live webcast of the White House World…