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Progress to Date: President’s Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health DisparitiesPosted byon March 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
Violence is common in the lives of women and girls living with, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS, and the Obama Administration is working to address these intersecting issues.
Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Infants Born to Infected Mothers: Need for a Fresh LookPosted byon March 8, 2013 at 3:43 PM EDT
As part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, as we move forward with our research agenda we must engage in serious discussions on the criteria, risks and ethics involved in all our studies, including the idea of stopping antiretroviral therapy in individuals who may be “cured.
Posted byon March 6, 2013 at 11:45 AM EDT
Ronald Valdiserri and Grant Colfax discuss the role science plays in helping us achieve the vision of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy as well as some of the important findings being announced at 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.
Posted byon March 1, 2013 at 3:15 PM EDT
On Wednesday, ViiV Healthcare announced it would grant a voluntary license to enable low-cost supply of a key pediatric HIV medicine in the 118 countries in which 98.7% of all HIV-positive children reside. Voluntary licenses like this one play an important role in making affordable HIV medicines available in developing countries and stimulating innovation for those markets.
Posted byon February 8, 2013 at 4:45 PM EDT
On Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Valerie Jarrett discusses challenges on addressing HIV/AIDS, as well as a new HIV/AIDS Strategy working to lower transmissions rates.
Posted byon December 1, 2012 at 12:57 PM EDT
On World AIDS Day 2012, Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett reflects on work the Obama Administration has done to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Posted byon December 1, 2012 at 12:48 PM EDT
Every year on this day, the world comes together to stand with people affected by HIV/AIDS, to remember those we have lost and to renew our commitment to ending the pandemic once and for all.
Posted byon November 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM EDT
On November 30th at 3:00 p.m. ET join us for a special session of White House Office Hours with Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and Gayle Smith, Senior Director, National Security Council in honor of World AIDS Day 2012.
Posted byon November 28, 2012 at 5:48 PM EDT
The White House marks World Aids Day by reflecting on a year of progress in the fight against AIDS and looking at the work that remains to meet President Obama's goal of an AIDS-free generation.
Posted byon October 15, 2012 at 7:50 PM EDT
On National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, we recognize how far we’ve come, but also how much more work there is to do fighting HIV/AIDS in the Latino community