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March 8, 2019
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is leading an initiative aimed at reducing new HIV infections by 75% in the next 5 years and 90% in the next 10 years. According to HHS Secretary Alex Azar, that means preventing more than 250,000 new infections over the proposed 10-year...
March 7, 2018
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is coming up on March 10. We observe NWGHAAD each year to highlight the impact of HIV and AIDS on U.S. women and girls. As we prepare for this year’s observance, we want to encourage you to start planning along with us and to promote...
November 30, 2017
Ed. note: This press release is cross-posted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The original post date was November 28, 2017. Read the original press release. A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was...
March 8, 2015
Today, about 1 in 4 people living with HIV in the United States are women. Each woman touched by HIV/AIDS needs our support and our understanding. They need family, friends, and treatment. And they need us to listen to their stories. This year we mark the 10th observance of National Women and Girls...
December 3, 2014
Ed. note: This blog is cross-posted from blog.aids.gov. The original post date was November 24, 2014. It takes courage to share a personal story, but they often are the most powerful. They inspire us, stick with us, and change the way we think about the world. Personal stories also remind us that we...
March 9, 2014
Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day — a day for action! What are you going to do? Top 10 Ways You Can Take Action Against HIV/AIDS Get tested. Many women and girls who are HIV-positive don't know they have the disease. The only way to know your status is to get tested. Find an...
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