September 18, 2010, marks the 3rd annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. This special day provides us all with the opportunity to focus on the many challenges related to HIV prevention, testing, and treatment facing our aging population.
September 17, 2010 at 12:32 PM ET by Kathy Greenlee
Obama Administration takes new action to prioritize support for Federal HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs - sending to the Congress an amendment to the President’s FY 2011 budget request to increase HIV/AIDS funding by $65 million.
Garth Graham, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses the importance of recognizing HIV/AIDS awareness in Caribbean American communities.
HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh explains how the 6th annual National Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a perfect time to break the wall of silence about HIV/AIDS in AAPI communities.
White Office of National HIV/AIDS Policy (ONAP) engages the business community, private foundations, and the HIV/AIDS community to begin a dialogue on how to improve the role of public private partnerships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 30, 2009 at 5:21 PM ET by Ambassador Eric Goosby
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.
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.