HIV/AIDS

PEPFAR, Gates and Nike Foundations Partner to Reduce HIV Infections in Adolescent Girls, Young Women

Adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2013, over 80 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in the hardest hit countries occurred in girls. Every year, an astonishing 380,000 adolescent girls and young women are infected with HIV.

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Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks at UNAIDS

We are making an AIDS-free generation a closer reality for a lot of folks all around the world.

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U.S., London Foundation Boost Help for African Children with HIV

The PEPFAR-CIFF partnership will jointly invest $200 million in ACT, $150 million from PEPFAR and up to $50 million from CIFF.

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), in partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), launched Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) on August 6 during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

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USAID Official’s 5 Take-Aways from AIDS 2014

People living with HIV or AIDS, including young children, join prominent AIDS researchers on the stage at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne, Australia.

This conference, dedicated to ending HIV and AIDS worldwide, allowed researchers, activists and advocates to share their latest scientific findings and deliver thought provoking presentations on challenges the AIDS community faces.

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U.S. Awards Another $500 Million to Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

AIDS Conference sign in Melbourne, Australia (International AIDS Society/Steve Forrest)

More than $500 million in additional U.S. funding will support global HIV and AIDS response efforts with 19 partners.

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HIV/AIDS Resource Adds Data from More than 100 Countries

Image of globe with red AIDS ribbon on it (National Institutes of Health)

The U.S. Census Bureau released its annually updated interactive global resource on HIV prevalence, AIDS cases and deaths. The database is the most comprehensive resource of its kind in the world, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.

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Ambassador Birx: PEPFAR’s Approach to Achieving an AIDS-free Generation

Together, we have made extraordinary progress toward this ambitious goal, saving millions of lives, and bringing hope and healing to communities and nations.

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PEPFAR Countries, U.S. Working Toward AIDS-Free Generation

Deborah von Zinkernagel and Daniel W. Yohannes with papers at a table (MCC)

Our agencies opened a new collaborative chapter by signing a memorandum of agreement to advance the sustainability of PEPFAR programs. This agreement launches a three-year partnership between the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the State Department’s Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, which manages PEPFAR, that will tap into what we each do best.

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Ambassador Power Hails Global Fund and PEPFAR at Replenishment Conference

Commitments from the Global Fund and PEPFAR show what is possible when local leadership and international action come together.

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Obama Increases U.S. Commitment on World AIDS Day

Large red ribbon hanging beside columns (AP Images)

At a White House World AIDS Day event, President Obama promised new U.S. assistance to fight the disease, saying the more others contribute to the cause, the more the U.S. will contribute to better health worldwide.

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