Posts tagged "HIV/AIDS"
First Woman Nominated to Lead Global US HIV/AIDS Programs

First Woman Nominated to Lead Global US HIV/AIDS Programs

President Obama has nominated Dr. Deborah Birx to become the next leader of PEPFAR, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, which funds HIV/AIDS programs and prevention efforts around the world.
Report: Police Harassment May Worsen LA Aids Crisis

Report: Police Harassment May Worsen LA Aids Crisis

Louisiana has one of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in the US, and the state's AIDS death rate is over two times the national average.
On Human Rights Day, Feminist Majority Foundation Urges Leaders to Uphold Universal Access to Family Planning Services as a Human Right

On Human Rights Day, Feminist Majority Foundation Urges Leaders to Uphold Universal Access to Family Planning Services as a Human Right

Today, on Human Rights Day, Feminist Majority Foundation calls on global leaders to uphold universal access to family planning services as a fundamental human right.
President Obama Announces HIV Cure Initiative

President Obama Announces HIV Cure Initiative

"The United States should be at the forefront of the discoveries into how to put HIV in long-term remission without requiring lifelong therapies," President Obama said at a White House event commemorating World AIDS Day. "Or, better yet, eliminate it completely."
Act Now on HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Healthcare!

Act Now on HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Healthcare!

Women need reproductive health programs to be integrated with HIV/AIDS services, and vice-versa, for improved efficiency and effectiveness in preventing AIDS infection and unplanned pregnancy and improving maternal and child health.
World AIDS Day Calls For Global Unity In Fight Against AIDS

World AIDS Day Calls For Global Unity In Fight Against AIDS

Yesterday marked the 25th annual World AIDS Day, an opportunity for people around the world to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Updates to PEPFAR Increase Oversight, Funding for Children

Updates to PEPFAR Increase Oversight, Funding for Children

Congress passed the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013 on Tuesday, reaffirming and strengthening its commitment to reducing global HIV/AIDS.
Kenya Faces Condom Shortage

Kenya Faces Condom Shortage

The shortage threatens to put Kenyans at a greater risk of contracting HIV and other STIs.
Head of US Global AIDS Program to Step Down

Head of US Global AIDS Program to Step Down

United States Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby is expected to step down from his position by the end of the year.
UN Report Shows Reductions in Global AIDS

UN Report Shows Reductions in Global AIDS

AIDS-related deaths have dropped by 30% since the peak in 2005.