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REGIONAL LISTENING SESSIONS

As part of ongoing implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and HIV Care Continuum Initiative, ONAP is hosting eight regional listening sessions in 2014 in the following locations:

  • Jackson, MS – May 29
  • Columbia, SC – June 3
  • Atlanta, GA – June 5
  • Oakland, CA – June 24
  • San Francisco, CA – June 26
  • Chicago, IL – August 5
  • New York, NY – August 7 and 8

Forums are open to the public, but space-limited. For more information, and to RSVP your attendance, please click here.

ONAP MILESTONES

World Hepatitis Day recognition

  • On July 29, 2012, President Obama recognized World Hepatitis Day with a Presidential Proclamation

  • On August 2, 2012, the White House hosted a forum in honor of World Hepatitis Day

International AIDS Conference

The return of the Conference to the United States marked a pivotal moment in the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS. America’s leadership globally, in science, and on HIV/AIDS policies is delivering results and saving living. The Obama Administration honored this historic event in many ways:

Institute of Medicine (IOM) reports

Additional progress

  • On March 30, 2012, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum creating a Federal working group to address the intersection of HIV/AID, violence against women and gender-related health disparities.

  • On World AIDS Day, December 1, 2011, the Administration announced a $50 million increase for HIV care and treatment through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

  • During the fall of 2011, ONAP hosted a series of issue-specific National HIV/AIDS Strategy implementation dialogues focused on incorporating prevention and care into HIV programs, building capacity within the HIV workforce, sustaining the community-based response to HIV and maximizing effectiveness in low prevalence jurisdictions.

  • In July of 2011, ONAP released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Implementation Update that highlighted the strategy at work throughout federal agencies, and progress making strategic new investments and needed policy changes.

  • In February 2011, ONAP released an Overview of Agency Operational Plans Report of the lead agencies' plans that outlines what Federal stakeholders are doing to implement the NHAS.