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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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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