• World AIDS Day

    Updated: 2012-11-30 18:52:00
    AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail World AIDS Day November 30, 2012 0 comments By Steve Morin , R.N . B.S.N . Health Programs Coordinator , FDA Office of Special Health Issues CDR . Steve L . Morin , R.N . . B.S.N Cross-posted from the FDA Blog World AIDS Day has been observed in the United States on December 1 since 1995. When I look back at early World AIDS Day observances , I remember them as a way of raising awareness of the men , women and children who had no advocates , no representation , no medicines , and practically no hope . They eventually died from the disease early in the . epidemic In the beginning , World AIDS Day was

  • World AIDS Day Marked with New U.S. HIV Plan

    Updated: 2012-11-30 18:10:34
    On the eve of World AIDS Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unrolled a new blueprint for the U.S. international effort to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic that emphasizes the role of evidence and science.

  • White House Office Hours: World AIDS Day 2012

    Updated: 2012-11-30 15:15:41
    : AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail White House Office Hours : World AIDS Day 2012 November 30, 2012 0 comments By Erin Lindsay , Deputy Director of Online Engagement for the Office of Digital Strategy , The White House Cross-posted from the White House blog A red ribbon is displayed on the North Portico of the White House , Nov . 30, 2010, in advance of World AIDS Day . Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson Official White House Photo Last year , on  World AIDS Day President Obama announced ambitious new targets in the global fight against HIV AIDS , and on the domestic front focused on investment to support the first

  • Progress on the National HIV Strategy: A Conversation with Dr. Koh and Dr. Valdiserri

    Updated: 2012-11-30 13:00:33
    : . . AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail Progress on the National HIV Strategy : A Conversation with Dr . Koh and Dr . Valdiserri November 30, 2012 0 comments By Miguel Gomez , Director , AIDS.gov , and Senior Communications Advisor , Office of HIV AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy , U.S . Department of Health and Human Services On December 1st , we will commemorate World AIDS Day , which is a time to reflect on the progress we have made in the 31 years since AIDS was first discovered . As part of that observance , Howard K . Koh , MD , MPH , the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S . Department of Health and Human Services ,

  • World AIDS Day 2012: PEPFAR’s Blueprint for an AIDS-Free Generation

    Updated: 2012-11-29 22:22:28
    : AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail World AIDS Day 2012 : PEPFAR’s Blueprint for an AIDS-Free Generation November 29, 2012 0 comments By Eric Goosby , Ambassador , U.S . Global AIDS Coordinator Success motivates action . All of us are much more willing to continue to invest in something that has produced results than in something that . hasn’t As we approach World AIDS Day , we now have a tremendous track record of success from U.S . investments in fighting global AIDS . A decade ago , an HIV diagnosis in Africa was essentially a death sentence . Today , through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR the American

  • Grad Student Innovation

    Updated: 2012-11-29 19:43:24
    Want to know what the future of pharma science looks like? AAPS knows. They recently awarded several graduate students for their work in research and development, pharma analysis, drug delivery, bio- and nano-technology, and more. PharmTech had the chance to talk with some of the winners and their stories appear ...

  • Clinton launches Blueprint for AIDS-free generation: “Now we have to deliver”

    Updated: 2012-11-29 18:41:58
    Introducing the first formal strategy to tackle the global AIDS epidemic, U.S.  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled the PEPFAR Blueprint today, saying the plan would not have been possible without science, and that science will carry it forward. Clinton was joined by U.S. Global AIDS Ambassador Eric Goosby, South African AIDS treatment advocate Florence [...](Read more...)

  • Video: AAPS 2012 Student Awards

    Updated: 2012-11-29 02:21:11
    Student Innovation Across the Pharma Sciences brightcove.createExperiences();

  • Moving Towards an AIDS-free Generation

    Updated: 2012-11-29 02:10:08
    AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail Moving Towards an AIDS-free Generation November 28, 2012 1 comment By Grant Colfax , MD , Director , Office of National AIDS Policy and Gayle Smith , Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Development and Democracy A red ribbon is displayed on the North Portico of the White House , Nov . 30, 2010, in advance of World AIDS Day . Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson Official White House Photo What a year it has been One year ago on  World AIDS Day President Obama announced ambitious new targets in the global fight against HIV AIDS , and on the domestic front focused

  • Shared Responsibility: The Catalyst for Long-Term Success in HIV & AIDS

    Updated: 2012-11-28 21:28:34
    : AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail Shared Responsibility : The Catalyst for Long-Term Success in HIV AIDS November 28, 2012 0 comments By Ariel Pablos Mendez , Assistant Administrator for Global Health at USAID This is a remarkable time to be in Global Health . The successes we are seeing now would not have been achieved without the shared responsibility and partnerships that have been forged over the years most important of which are those with our implementing partners . Our implementing partners in collaboration with civil society , the private sector , communities of faith , host governments , NGOs and many other local

  • Stories Behind Facing AIDS – Photo-sharing

    Updated: 2012-11-27 22:06:36
    AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail Stories Behind Facing AIDS Photo-sharing November 27, 2012 2 comments By AIDS.gov : Listen Javascript and flash are required to play this audio file . Download MP3 Christopher Barnhill , School Engagement Manager , Metro TeenAIDS Why I Face AIDS By Christopher Barnhill It is said that you will find your purpose in life , but I truly believe that your purpose finds you . I am honored to wake up every day to the work I do at Metro TeenAIDS to educate youth in Washington , DC’s public and charter schools about comprehensive reproductive health . When I was a teenager , I always dreamed of having a

  • Attack of the Killer Helpers (Part Two)

    Updated: 2012-11-27 21:56:05

  • Youth HIV Rate High, Testing Low, CDC Says

    Updated: 2012-11-27 20:29:03
    Teenagers and young adults in the U.S. accounted for more than a quarter of new HIV infections in 2010, but only a third had ever been tested for the virus, the CDC reported.

  • HIV Among Youth in the U.S.: Protecting a Generation

    Updated: 2012-11-27 19:35:11
    . AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail HIV Among Youth in the U.S . Protecting a Generation November 27, 2012 1 comment By Kevin Fenton , M.D . Ph.D . FFPH , Director , National Center for HIV AIDS , Viral Hepatitis , STD , and TB Prevention , CDC , CDC_DrFenton Dr . Kevin Fenton In the latest edition of Vital Signs released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today , we reported that one in four new HIV infections in the United States were among young people between the ages of 13 and 24. That is about 12,000 youth , or about 1,000 per month , were infected with HIV in 2010. According to the Vital Signs edition of the

  • Southern African organizations respond to Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, more “MARPs” in Uganda? . . . And updates from the U.S. Military HIV Research Program

    Updated: 2012-11-27 18:52:50
    , . : Science Speaks : HIV TB News A project of the Center for Global Health Policy Search Search : for Go Home About Liveblog Archives you’re reading . Global Health Southern African organizations respond to Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill , more MARPs” in Uganda And updates from the U.S . Military HIV Research Program By Antigone Barton November 27, 2012 Post a comment Filed Under anti-homosexuality bill Lake Victoria Basin Thai 144 Uganda African civil society urges veto of Uganda anti-homosexuality bill Thanks , but no thanks , a partnership of more than southern African 60 civil society groups is saying to the Christmas present” of a revived anti-homosexuality bill that Uganda’s parliament speaker is promising to pass before the end of 2013. If the bill becomes law it will include a

  • Military Medicine’s Contribution to an AIDS-free Generation

    Updated: 2012-11-27 14:00:59
    AIDS.GOV SERVICE LOCATOR SEARCH BLOG.AIDS.GOV MENU About Policies Programs Research New Media Global blog.aids.gov HIV Policy Programs . Research . New . Media Translate Text Size Print E-mail Military Medicine’s Contribution to an AIDS-free Generation November 27, 2012 0 comments By Dr . Richard Shaffer , Director , HIV AIDS Prevention Program , United States Department of Defense As we look forward to World AIDS Day this year , I’m amazed at how far we’ve come in the battle against HIV and how effectively U.S . government agencies continue to work collaboratively towards an AIDS-free . generation At the U.S . Department of Defense DoD HIV AIDS Prevention Program DHAPP we support HIV prevention programs around the world— in 70 countries—providing and expanding HIV prevention , care , and

  • T Follicular Helper Cells and HIV

    Updated: 2012-11-26 21:49:40

  • UNAIDS reports promising results against global HIV ahead of World AIDS Day

    Updated: 2012-11-21 18:04:50
    The latest World AIDS Day report from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), released on Tuesday, shows unprecedented reductions in new HIV/AIDS infections, overall prevalence, and HIV/AIDS related deaths, while more people than ever have access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) – all thanks to an acceleration in the global AIDS response. The report, [...](Read more...)

  • AIDSConnect.net is undergoing maintenance

    Updated: 2012-11-19 20:53:18
    Look out for a new and improved AIDSConnect.net in February of 2013. In the meantime, the calendar and job/volunteer board will continue to be active.

  • Former PEPFAR head Mark Dybul to lead Global Fund

    Updated: 2012-11-15 18:49:53
    The physician who helped create and then led the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief will be the new executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Global Fund announced the appointment today, shortly after announcing the firing of Global Fund Inspector General John Parsons. Dybul will lead an institution [...](Read more...)

  • Dodging HIV Variability by Targeting HERVs

    Updated: 2012-11-14 23:22:15

  • Study’s yield could extend reach of HPV vaccine, but probably not where need is greatest

    Updated: 2012-11-14 18:48:38
    Administered before girls start  having sex, vaccines against the human papillomavirus — HPV — offer their greatest protection against infections that can lead to cervical cancer. Since the vaccination can only prevent infection, the benefits after the start of sex  — to individual girls and women, as well as to public health — diminish in [...](Read more...)

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