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.
Posted by Dr. Grant Colfax on June 22, 2012 at 11:15 AM
In July, thousands of people from across the globe will arrive in Washington, D.C. to discuss the latest innovative scientific and policy advances in HIV prevention and care at the annual International AIDS Society conference.
The White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS in Atlanta, Georgia brings together advocates, community organizers, health care providers, and elected officials for an important conversation on the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the LGBT community.
The co-chairs of the working group on the intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence against women and girls, and gender-related health disparities, Lynn Rosenthal, the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women and Dr. Grant Colfax, the Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, will join us for a session of office hours on Twitter.
Posted by Tina Tchen on March 30, 2012 at 11:08 AM
Tina Tchen, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, announces a Presidential Memorandum establishing a working group to explore the intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence against women and gender-related health disparities.