HIV/AIDS

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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U.S. Applies Science and Resources to World AIDS Fight

Six African children, seated, eating (USAID/J.F. Kapnek Trust)

U.S. leaders in the campaign against HIV/AIDS mark the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day with renewed commitments to continue the battle against the disease and support the 35 million people worldwide who live with the virus.

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PEPFAR: 10 Years of Fighting AIDS

Two children behind metal fencing (USAID)

Since it was established in 2003, PEPFAR has provided treatment to more than 5.1 million people and HIV counseling and testing to nearly 47 million people, the Agency for International Development (USAID) reports.

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Remarks by President Obama on World AIDS Day

Every year, this is a moment to reflect on how far we’ve come since the early days of the AIDS epidemic.

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NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2013

On this World AIDS Day, we take stock of what has been achieved and look forward to what can be accomplished in the near future toward the universally shared goal of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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U.S. Congress Supports PEPFAR into Its Second Decade

These women all receive treatment to control HIV at a Uganda clinic supported with PEPFAR aid.

The U.S. Congress has made quick work of legislation that extends the life of the nation’s 10-year-old program targeting the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, the most extensive campaign a nation ever has mounted against a single disease.

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U.S. Effort Helps Improve Health Care in Lesotho

Mahlape receives antiretroviral drugs from her local community health clinic. The clinic was built under the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation’s compact with Lesotho and supports the government’s countrywide efforts to battle HIV.

MCC’s health investments support the government of Lesotho’s efforts to provide HIV-battling antiretroviral therapy by improving a clinic network that can deliver this and other essential health services throughout the country.

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US Applauds Major UK Contribution to The Global Fund

Ambassador Goosby: Creating an AIDS-free generation is a shared responsibility. The Global Fund is a principal tool to make this vision a reality.

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