Posted by Kimberly Teehee on March 19, 2010 at 5:10 PM
March 20th is the fourth annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, an opportunity to raise awareness about a disease that disproportionately affects the American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Tina Tchen details how the Office of National AIDS Policy is working with partners throughout the Federal Government to raise awareness and aid the prevention and treatment of a domestic epidemic where a women in the U.S. tests positive for HIV every 35 minutes.
Posted by Adelle Simmons on February 7, 2010 at 2:27 PM
African Americans account for nearly half of all people living with HIV in the United States. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a chance to get more involved in getting the word out that HIV is preventable and treatable.
Posted by Jeffrey S. Crowley on December 20, 2009 at 2:47 PM
The health reform bill in the Senate will make dramatic improvements for people living with HIV/AIDS, including eliminating exclusions of pre-existing conditions, expanding Medicare to more Americans, and setting caps on out-of-pocket expenses.
Posted by Ambassador Eric Goosby on November 30, 2009 at 6:21 PM
Ambassador at Large and Global AIDS Coordinator Eric Goosby reports on today's announcement that the U.S. will host the 2012 International AIDS Conference and on the Administration's efforts to combat HIV/AIDS at home and abroad.
Posted by Jeffrey S. Crowley on October 2, 2009 at 8:51 AM
Every nine-and-a-half minutes, someone in the United States becomes infected with HIV, which results in more than 56,000 new infections each year. In addition, there are 1.2 million people in this country living with HIV/AIDS, many of whom require services and support.
Posted by Jeffrey S. Crowley on August 25, 2009 at 5:00 PM
We hope you will visit the new White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) webpage for updates on our progress in developing a National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) and in helping the President to advance his HIV-related policy agenda.