HIV&AIDS, SHARED RESPONSIBILITY: CATALYST FOR LONG-TERM SUCCESS

... a remarkable time to be in Global Health. The successes we are seeing now would not have been achieved without the shared responsibility and partnerships that have been forged over the years – most important of which are those with our implementing partners. Our implementing partners – in collaboration with civil society, the private sector, communities of faith, host governments, NGOs and many other local institutions – have been at the forefront of and catalyst for these shifts and … [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...]

The Courtney Project.org is Taking Action with Fabian Morales!

  The video will be available for order along with the beautiful PML Awareness Lapel Pin.     With a Donation of $25 or more to The Courtney Project The Courtney Project.org you will receive a copy of Courtney's Story written by Reginald Todd Hewitt and your very own awareness pin to show your support!     Fabian Morales, a Colombian born Film Producer/Director has graciously offered his time and many talents and has become the newest member of Team … [Read more...]

NAACP Hosts Summit on HIV Among African Americans

NAACP Hosts Summit on HIV Among African Americans Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA); Phill Wilson, CEO of the Black AIDS Institute; Jeffrey Crowley, Director, White House Office of National AIDS Policy; Frances Ashe-Goins, HHS Office on Women’s Health; and Greg Millett, CDC, address the NAACP summit. To raise greater awareness of the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS in the African American community and mobilize action by community members, the National Association for the … [Read more...]

U.S. Conference on AIDS – Highlights of Day 2

  U.S. Conference on AIDS – Highlights of Day 2   This is the second in our series of daily highlights from USCA 2011. The National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) was featured prominently again in several sessions. Game Changers – Redefining HIV Yesterday’s inspiring and thought provoking plenary session challenged the more than 2,500 participants to contemplate how advances in HIV are redefining their roles. The session opened with a dramatic presentation of the … [Read more...]

SAMHSA awards approximately $1.3 million to help communities

SAMHSA awards approximately $1.3 million to help communities offer expanded HIV testing, counseling, and referral for care The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is announcing that it is awarding approximately $1.3 million in one year federal grants, funded through the Department of Health and Human Services Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI) Secretariat Emergency Fund, to expand the capacity of current SAMHSA MAI grantees to provide rapid … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Courtney Leigh Hewitt

A Celebration of Women™ is honored to Celebrate the Life through this Tribute to a Caring, Compassionate, Courageous, Giving and Strong Woman! This Woman's dying wish was to share her Story so that as many people possible could be educated on the elusive traits of a disease named PML. The Courage and Strength that she maintained during her experience with this disease is an Inspiration to One & All. In the words of her Father: '...before Courtney lost her ability to speak, she asked me … [Read more...]

What is MS ("Multiple Sclerosis")? – HEALTH for WOMEN

What is MS? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system which is composed of the brain and spinal cord. The disease attacks the myelin which is a protective covering wrapped around the nerves of the central nervous system.Multiple sclerosis is a complex disease and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is here to help. No one needs to face MS alone. In communities across Canada, our volunteers and staff provide information, … [Read more...]

UNAIDS , Securing the Future Today

Securing the Future Today Synthesis of Strategic Information on HIV and Young Download PDF English This report shows that global commitments to reverse the AIDS epidemic will be achieved only if the unique needs of young women and men are acknowledged, and their human rights fulfilled, respected, and protected. In order to reduce new HIV infections among young people, achieve the broader equity goals set out in the MDGs, and begin to reverse the overall HIV epidemic, HIV prevention and … [Read more...]

Prevention and Protection Save Lives: Girls, Women, and HIV

HIV prevention and protection for women and girls cannot wait The International Peace Institute, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, Women Deliver, and Family Care International, hosted a policy forum entitled Prevention and Protection Save Lives: Girls, Women, and HIV on the sidelines of the 2011 UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS on 8 June. HIV is now recognized as the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age, the … [Read more...]

Jennie Anderson: National Women's Health Week

National Women's Health Week By Jennie Anderson, AIDS.gov Communications Director Yesterday was not only Mother's Day, but it also was the start of the 12th annual National Women's Health Week (NWHW). According to Nancy C. Lee, MD, Director of the Office on Women's Health: The aim of this day is to raise public awareness about the importance of women's health and encourage women and girls to make their health a top priority. Women are the foundation of many families, but too often we … [Read more...]

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Take Action!

  National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day:  What Can You Do?       Take Action!   Today is the sixth annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH) to make more people aware of the increasing impact that this deadly epidemic is having on women and girls in the United States. This is the time when we ask individuals and organizations across the country to … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Tiffany Bond Taking Action!

        WOMAN of ACTION     Tiffany Bond       Most of you know that Princess Margaret Hospital is close to my heart so I am doing fundraising projects for my Walk to End Women's Cancers on Sept 10th and 11th, 2011.   I have 1 hour ice time booked for both these dates and I need hockey players. I only have room for 20 players plus 2 goalies for each game.     'What better way to raise money for a good cause then doing something you love.'   If you don't play hockey but know someone that … [Read more...]

Join us in Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day – December 1, 2010

Join us in Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day   The Facing AIDS initiative is a chance to make a difference in the response to HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, December 1.     Manage your HHS Subscriptions: Update your preferences or unsubscribe Questions about this service? support@govdelivery.com Other inquiries? Contact HHS … [Read more...]

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