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World AIDS Day 2017 Statement: Department of Justice |

World AIDS Day 2017 Statement: Department of Justice |

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Progress Curing HCV among People Living with HIV in the US

December 2, 2017 - Cross-posted from the Department of Health and Human Services' Viral Hepatitis Blog

TOPICS: Awareness Days, Hepatitis C, HRSA, NIH, OMH, PLWHA, Ryan White, VA, World AIDS Day
On December 1, we join colleagues, healthcare providers, public health professionals, advocates, and people living with HIV in commemorating World AIDS Day. On this annual observance, we remember those we’ve lost to HIV and AIDS and recommit to improving the health of all people at risk for and living with HIV. For many of us who are also concerned about viral hepatitis, that includes improving hepatitis C (HCV) screening, care, and treatment for people living with HIV/HCV coinfection... [READ MORE]
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World AIDS Day 2017 Statement: Department of Justice

December 2, 2017 - Cross-posted from the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

TOPICS: Awareness Days, Discrimination, DOJ, Stigma, World AIDS Day
On World AIDS Day 2017, the Department of Justice pledges its commitment to eradicating stigma and discrimination against those living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)... [READ MORE]
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World AIDS Day: Increasing Impact

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Labor Blog

TOPICS: Awareness Days, DOJ, Employment, PLWHA, World AIDS Day
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day, an annual opportunity for people across the globe to celebrate our successes in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and reflect on the work that remains. It’s also a time to support people living with HIV/AIDS. Thanks to major advances in treatment, the conversation about HIV/AIDS has expanded in recent years... [READ MORE]
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Veterans: Help end AIDS

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from US Department of Veterans Affairs

TOPICS: Awareness Days, Testing, VA, World AIDS Day
December 1st is World AIDS Day. This World AIDS Day, VA is encouraging Veterans to talk to their providers about their HIV status. Everyone should “say yes to the test” at least once. Getting an HIV test in VA is simple, just ask your primary care provider to order a test at your next appointment... [READ MORE]
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Top 10 Accomplishments of USAID’S Office of HIV/AIDS Research in 2017

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from USAID Newsroom

TOPICS: Awareness Days, Global Health, Research, World AIDS Day
A key mandate of USAID's Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) Research Division is to support the development, demonstration and deployment of novel and innovative products, tools and approaches for HIV prevention, care and treatment... [READ MORE]
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PEPFAR: FDA Approves 200th HIV/AIDS Therapy 

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from FDA Voice Blog

TOPICS: Awareness Days, FDA, PEPFAR, Treatment, World AIDS Day
Since 1981, when the first case of AIDS was reported in this country, U.S. and foreign governments, scientists, grassroots and global community health organizations, patients, and their families have worked hard to address the impact of this virus. HIV/AIDS is responsible for one of the most destructive pandemics in human history... [READ MORE]
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World AIDS Day: IHS Blog

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from IHS Blog

TOPICS: Awareness Days, IHS, World AIDS Day
On Friday, December 1, the global community commemorates World AIDS Day . World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. I encourage all of our IHS staff as well as our tribal and urban partners to make time to recognize this important event... [READ MORE]
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NIDA’S Avant-Garde Award Competition Continues to Foster Transformative HIV/AIDS Research 

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from NIDA Newsroom

TOPICS: Awareness Days, NIH, World AIDS Day
NIH-funded science continues to make great strides in the fight against HIV. For example, a partnership between NIH and a French pharmaceutical company was recently successful in neutralizing nearly all strains of HIV in primates using an antibody that binds to multiple sites on the HIV virus; it is set to enter human clinical trials next year... [READ MORE]
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World AIDS Day 2017: A Statement from Col. Nelson Michael

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from the Walter Reid Army Institute of Research

TOPICS: Awareness Days, DoD, PEPFAR, Research, World AIDS Day
Few wars are won without allies. The fight to end the HIV epidemic is no exception. To combat a virus so evasive and deadly, governments, institutions and individuals from around the world have combined efforts and resources to make headway against a disease whose impact respects no borders... [READ MORE]
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SNAPS/OHH In Focus: World AIDS Day 2017 

December 4, 2017 - Cross-posted from HUD Exchange

TOPICS: Awareness Days, Black Gay & Bisexual Men, HOPWA, Housing, HUD, Transgender, World AIDS Day
On behalf of the teams in the Offices of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and HIV/AIDS Housing (OHH), we wanted to take a moment to commemorate World AIDS Day 2017, and highlight how critical safe, stable housing is for the health and well-being of persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Countries around the globe observe World AIDS Day annually on December 1... [READ MORE]

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