World AIDS Day 2014

December 1 is World AIDS Day. The 2014 theme for this annual health observance is Focus, “Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation,” which underscores key elements in the PEPFAR strategy for achieving sustained epidemic control. Learn More»

Date: 11/28/2014 Description: World AIDS Day is December 1. © PEPFAR Photo

New Partnership To Strengthen HIV/AIDS Services for Youth

Nov. 14: PEPFAR, through its implementing agency, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the MAC AIDS Fund, the charitable arm of MAC Cosmetics, announced a joint effort to strengthen HIV/AIDS services for young people in South Africa. Learn more»

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Veterans' Day: Honoring Our Veterans

Ambassador Birx (Nov. 11): "Veterans’ Day is about honor and courage. Today, and every day, we honor the brave men and women who have served our great country." Full Text»

Date: 11/11/2014 Description: Veterans' Day PEPFAR blog graphic with U.S. flag background. - State Dept Image

In Other News

Launch of PEPFAR Dashboards

PEPFAR is excited to announce the launch of the updated PEPFAR Dashboards for viewing PEPFAR data. Learn More» View PEPFAR Dashboards»

New Partnership with the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Secretary Kerry (Oct. 24): "...It’s my pleasure today to be able to announce a $7 million partnership between PEPFAR and the Elton John Foundation which us meet this goal of an AIDS-free generation." Press Release» Secretary Kerry's Remarks with Sir Elton John» Video»

Children's Risk and Resilience in the Age of HIV/AIDS

On October 2, 2014, experts convened to discuss a new model that predicts long-term risks and costs of inaction in the lives of children affected by adult HIV/AIDS. Click here for more information and to read a summary report.

New Funding for the Global Equality Fund to Advance the Human Rights of LGBT People

Nov. 14: PEPFAR is pleased to announce new funding for the Global Equality Fund to document how stigma and discrimination, including discriminatory laws and policies, against members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community impede efforts to address HIV/AIDS. Protecting the human rights of those impacted by HIV/AIDS is critical to PEPFAR’s goal of achieving an AIDS-free generation.

International Day of the Girl

Let's confront, not ignore. Sexual violence against pre-adolescents and adolescents is alarmingly high, with 28 to 38 percent of girls reporting an unwanted sexual experience before the age of 18. Learn More»

PEPFAR at the UN General Assembly

The UN General Assembly plays an important role in setting health priorities, including HIV/AIDS. Learn more» U.S. Government interagency website managed by the Office of U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
and the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. State Department.
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