Ronald Valdiserri from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy highlights activities underway across the federal government addressing HIV and aging.
Each February 7, we mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). It’s an opportunity for all of us to honor the memory of those we’ve lost, and to call attention to the fact that HIV continues to disproportionately affect African American men, women, and youth.
On Monday, December 1, 2014, the White House commemorated of World AIDS Day, welcoming key leaders in the global fight against HIV/AIDS to share highlights of our progress on both the domestic and international responses to the epidemic and discuss important priorities for our next steps.
December 11, 2014 at 12:54 PM ET by Douglas M. Brooks, MSW
In 2013, the Interagency Federal Working Group released a report titled "Addressing the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender–Related Health Disparities." We are proud to announce two major accomplishments stemming from this report.
October 10, 2014 at 9:47 AM ET by Dr. Maggie Czarnogorski and Dr. Tiffany McNair
At the African Leaders Summit earlier this month, several new steps towards advancing the President’s goal of an AIDS-free generation were announced, including the launch of the $200 million Accelerating Children's HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) Initiative.
August 21, 2014 at 3:09 PM ET by Tom Kalil and Lauren Smith
July 15, 2014 marks the fourth anniversary of the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Thanks to President Obama’s leadership, we have made tremendous progress in addressing HIV/AIDS in the United States over the last four years.
July 15, 2014 at 4:22 PM ET by Douglas M. Brooks, MSW
As we commemorate National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we continue to listen to the voices of those within AAPI communities. By listening to one another with compassion, we can break down the barriers of stigma and discrimination and work together to improve the lives of those living with and affected by this disease.
On this HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, NIAID thanks the thousands of men and women who have participated in HIV vaccine clinical trials and the researchers, clinicians, and nurses who continue to work to find an effective vaccine.
May 19, 2014 at 11:20 AM ET by Anthony S. Fauci, MD
A recent agreement between ViiV Healthcare (a joint venture of GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, and Shionogi) and the Medicines Patent Pool marks a significant step forward in ongoing efforts to achieve both access to medicines for developing countries and the promotion of innovation to develop more of these life-saving treatments.
April 4, 2014 at 6:05 PM ET by Caroline Atkinson, Michael Froman
The Office of the Vice President, the White House Council on Women and Girls, and the White House Office of National AIDS Policy mark progress to date by the President’s Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities.
February 18, 2014 at 5:31 PM ET by Lynn Rosenthal and James Albino
On Saturday, November 30th, Herb K. Schultzs represented the Obama Administration before 500 clients, staff, Board, community members, public officials and clergy at Bienestar's annual "Unidos in Esperanza" (United in Hope) event in Los Angeles, California.
December 12, 2013 at 11:09 AM ET by Herb K. Schultz
In recognition of World AIDS Day 2013, the Department of Justice reaffirms its commitment to eradicating stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS across our country. This year’s observance offers us the chance to both reflect on the work we have done in the past year to protect the rights of people with HIV/AIDS and – due to the sad truth of continuing discrimination – the significant work to be done in the year ahead.
On World AIDS Day 2013, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy releases a report outlining the first recommendations and action steps from the HIV Care Continuum Initiative detailing how federal efforts will be integrated to improve outcomes along the care continuum
December 2, 2013 at 11:59 AM ET by Grant Colfax, MD