World AIDS Day, 1 December 2014

World AIDS Day Message from UN Women’s Executive Director for World AIDS Day, 1 December 2014 The new UNAIDS report released for World AIDS Day calls on us all to take a fast-track approach over the next five years to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. UN Women is proud to be a partner in the collaborative fight against AIDS, and commends UNAIDS on the progress made through this concerted drive. Ending gender inequality is an essential prerequisite for the success of this effort. Ending … [Read more...]

World Aids Day – getting to zero‏, Antonella Villani

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World AIDS Day observance on December 1

This year’s World AIDS Day observance on December 1 is the 25th commemoration of the opportunity to bring attention to the impact of the HIV epidemic. We at AIDS.gov know some event planners may not focus year round on HIV awareness, yet want to plan an activity for December 1. With this in mind, and building on this year’s theme of “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation,” today we offer some questions and resources to help planners to get ready to mark World … [Read more...]

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on World AIDS Day

Statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on World AIDS Day On December 1, World AIDS Day, we remember those we have lost, but also celebrate the remarkable progress made in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. When the first World AIDS Day was observed in 1988, we could not imagine the end of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. For those diagnosed with HIV infection, the future was bleak. This year, the picture is very different. Scientific advances in understanding HIV, and an increasing number … [Read more...]

WORLD AIDS DAY, Success motivates action

Success motivates action. All of us are much more willing to continue to invest in something that has produced results than in something that hasn’t. As we approach World AIDS Day, we now have a tremendous track record of success from U.S. investments in fighting global AIDS. A decade ago, an HIV diagnosis in Africa was essentially a death sentence. Today, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the American people support nearly 5.1 million people on … [Read more...]

Australia – Take action to reduce transmission of HIV, World Aids Day

Human Immunodeficiency Virus is transmissible through bodily fluids such as blood. With time, HIV causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease, which is not communicable. HIV positive individuals need special health care and support from their community to live free from discrimination. We need to understand HIV and what it means to be HIV positive to properly support the individuals living with the virus. This year will be a 'celebration of love and life', commemorating those who have gone … [Read more...]

Celebrating World AIDS Day: A Commitment to Country Ownership

As World AIDS Day 2012 approaches, it is a timely opportunity to reflect on what we learned at this year’s International AIDS Conference . It’s also a moment to recognize what we as Americans are doing – and the progress we are making – to help the world end its chapter on AIDS. The United States, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has been a remarkable vehicle in this fight, employing sound science to offer the highest quality interventions and … [Read more...]

Michelle Samplin-Salgado – Facing AIDS on World AIDS Day and EVERY Day

      Facing AIDS on World AIDS Day and EVERY Day    By Michelle Samplin-Salgado, AIDS.gov New Media Strategist Yesterday was National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Next month, we will commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (March 10) and National Native HIV/AIDS Day (March 20). Throughout the year, there are many nationally recognized HIV/AIDS Awareness Days. Some of these days provide an opportunity to understand and respond to the HIV epidemic's impact on a specific … [Read more...]

Presidential Proclamation–World AIDS Day, 2010 + VIDEO Commemoration

    Presidential Proclamation--World AIDS Day WORLD AIDS DAY, 2010 - - - - - - -     BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION         On this World AIDS Day, as we approach the thirtieth year of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, we reflect on the many Americans and others around the globe lost to this devastating disease, and pledge our support to the 33 million people worldwide who live with HIV/AIDS.  We also recommit to building on the great strides made in fighting HIV, to … [Read more...]

WORLD AIDS Day – December 1, 2010

    World AIDS Day     December 1, 2010     Every year on December 1, we commemorate World AIDS Day to bring attention to the tremendous impact of the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the world. In observance of World AIDS Day, today CDC launched a special report, CDC Vital Signs on HIV Testing in the United States, in recognition of the pivotal role that HIV testing plays in our national HIV prevention strategy. Some highlights of the CDC Vital Signs report on HIV testing … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH COALITION – World's AIDS Day

For over 25 years, the International Women’s Health coalition (IWHC) has worked with women and young people across Africa, Asia, and Latin America to advocate for sexual and reproductive rights and health. Together, we have made significant strides: we’ve transformed policies, forged global agreements, and influenced global HIV/AIDS funding.This Thursday, IWHC staff in New York will celebrate Thanksgiving, and just six days later, people across the globe will observe World AIDS Day on December … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH COALITION – World’s AIDS Day

For over 25 years, the International Women’s Health coalition (IWHC) has worked with women and young people across Africa, Asia, and Latin America to advocate for sexual and reproductive rights and health. Together, we have made significant strides: we’ve transformed policies, forged global agreements, and influenced global HIV/AIDS funding.This Thursday, IWHC staff in New York will celebrate Thanksgiving, and just six days later, people across the globe will observe World AIDS Day on December … [Read more...]

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