New PEPFAR HIV Prevention & Treatment Targets

PEPFAR announced ambitious new HIV prevention and treatment targets, setting a bold course toward achieving an AIDS-free generation. Learn More» Infographic» Statement»

Date: 09/26/2015 Description: PEPFAR HIV Prevention and Treatment Targets © PEPFAR

Half a Billion in Additional PEPFAR Prevention Investments

PEPFAR is now investing nearly half a billion dollars in additional prevention investments to support an AIDS-free future for adolescent girls and young women. Learn More» Fact Sheet» DREAMS Innovation Challenge»

Date: 09/26/2015 Description: PEPFAR Investments © PEPFAR

Investing in Civil Society for an AIDS-free Generation

PEPFAR announced a $10 million contribution to the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund over the next three years to support and build the capacity of global and regional civil society networks in the HIV/AIDS response. Learn More»

Date: 09/29/2015 Description: A child walks with HIV/AIDS activists at a World AIDS Day rally in Kolkata, India. © AP Image

In Other News

Data for Progress

Ambassador Deborah L. Birx spoke at the International Conference on Sustainable Development about how PEPFAR is capturing and using quality data to achieve an AIDS-free generation. Learn More»

President Obama Announces DREAMS Countries

"America is beginning a partnership with 10 African countries – Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe – to keep teenage girls safe and AIDS-free." Learn More» DREAMS»

Historic Trip for President Obama

President Obama visited Kenya and Ethiopia from July 24 - July 28. In addition to being the first sitting U.S. President to visit each of these countries, he also became the first U.S. President to address the African Union. Learn More» Speech» DREAMS»

PEPFAR Diplomatic Reception

Secretary Kerry (Sept. 2): "So we have made enormous progress in this fight, and PEPFAR remains the largest commitment of any nation to address a single disease and has become a model, frankly, for treating other diseases, including Ebola, which you don’t hear about now." Full Text»

HIV/AIDS Stigma Threatens Goal of AIDS-free Generation

People living with HIV/AIDS regularly face stigma and discrimination, which impacts taking medication, performing at school and work, and overall quality of life. Learn More»

Nelson Mandela International Day

Each year on Mandela's birthday, July 18, the United Nations calls upon all of us to recognize Nelson Mandela International Day for Freedom, Justice, and Democracy by devoting 67 minutes to helping others. Statement» 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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