Deputy Secretary Higginbottom to Lead U.S. Delegation to the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment Conference

The United States is the first and largest donor to the Global Fund. On August 31, 2016, the United States committed up to $4.3 billion through 2019 to the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, subject to Congressional appropriations.

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FACT SHEET: President Barack Obama’s Commitment to Global Development

Over the past eight years, President Obama has elevated sustainable development to a core pillar of American foreign policy. On Wednesday July 20th, the President will host the White House Summit on Global Development, bringing together development leaders, public and private sector financing partners, civil society, diplomats, and entrepreneurs to mark our global progress and catalyze further development efforts.

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Sustainable Development Goals: All our Countries, Including the United States, Can and Must Do Better

Ambassador Samantha Power: If we are to have any hope of accomplishing the SDGs – which includes a target to end the AIDS epidemic, we have to guard space for civil society both within our own countries and here at the United Nations.

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Remarks by Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto at the 2016 PEPFAR Annual Meeting in Durban


If we are to truly get on the fast track to ending the AIDS epidemic, we need to surround vulnerable populations – in particular adolescent girls and young women – with comprehensive support and services in every aspect of their lives. Time and again, research and experience have shown that holistic, multi-sectoral responses lead to better outcomes for women and girls, and therefore for their families and their communities.

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Statement From Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., on the 35th Anniversary of the First Reported Cases of AIDS


Thirty-five years ago, this Sunday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report describing cases of a rare lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, in five young, previously healthy, gay men in Los Angeles. One year later, the CDC used the term “AIDS” to describe this condition for the first time. The world – and many of us who were there – would never be the same.

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FACT SHEET: World AIDS Day 2015 – The Time to Act Is Now

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Washington, DC December 1, 2015   FACT SHEET: World AIDS Day 2015 – The Time to Act Is Now   Today, in conjunction with World AIDS Day, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy is releasing the Federal Action Plan for 2016-2020, which outlines specific Federal agency […]

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U. S. Applauds UNAIDS for Advancing the Fast-Track Strategy to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by 2030

Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

President Obama announced that PEPFAR is now investing nearly half a billion dollars to support an AIDS-free future for adolescent girls and young women, including by strategically aligning $300 million in prevention investments in support of our DREAMS partnership and related efforts.

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Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

Africa and its people helped to shape America and allowed it to become the great nation that it is.

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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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