To mark the 2012 International AIDS Conference, which is being held in Washington, D.C this week, the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council shares the impact HIV/AIDS has had on her own life
To mark the 2012 International AIDS Conference, which is being held in Washington, D.C this week, the Director of the Office of Management and Administrationshares the impact HIV/AIDS has had on his own life
The International AIDS Conference comes to the U.S. for the first time since 1990- thanks to bipartisan action by Presidents Obama and George W. Bush and the Congress to lift the ban on people living with HIV entering the United States. Thirty thousand participants are expected to attend.
Posted by Dr. Grant Colfax on July 20, 2012 at 9:34 PM
One enduring symbol of the lives that have been lost is the AIDS Memorial Quilt. To mark the International AIDS conference, a section of the Quilt was put on display in the White House where visitors can stop and remember the human toll that this disease has taken, and how far we’ve come as a country in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Posted by Thomas E. Perez on July 20, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Since President Obama announced the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in July 2010, the Department of Justice, under the leadership of Attorney General Eric Holder, has taken unprecedented steps to enforce civil rights laws that protect the rights of persons living with HIV or AIDS and to educate the public on these issues.