Ambassador Birx (July 24): "Today’s Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announcement regarding the extension of its existing license with Gilead Sciences to include tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) is a promising step toward improving access to lifesaving HIV/AIDS treatment." Full text»
Ambassador Birx (Apr. 25): "Together we have made the impossible possible. And now we must come together to do it again...I am really excited but deeply humbled to assume this role.” Full Remarks» Biography» Press Release» Photos» Video» Storify»
The Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator joins the White House and the State Department in extending our condolences to the families and friends of all the passengers on MH17. Full Text» White House Statement» Video» Statement from Secretary Kerry»
Ambassador Birx (June 15): "PEPFAR is the single largest contribution that the United States has made to fighting a single disease – it is our government’s translation of US taxpayer dollars into compassion and hope for those in despair and dying across the globe.” Full Remarks» Biography»
The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) supports 5 million orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) to address the HIV-related risks they face throughout their lives. Access to education is critical to achieving an AIDS-free generation. Keeping children living with and affected by HIV in school strengthens their resiliency, provides an entry point for health services, including HIV/AIDS and gives them a sense of normalcy and stability in their lives. Day of the African Child Page» Graphics»
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