Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) seeking nominations

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) is seeking nominations of qualified individuals to be considered for appointment as members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). The White House asks PACHA to provide, on an ongoing basis, recommendations on how to effectively implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, as well as monitor the Strategy's implementation.   WHAT IS PACHA? The Presidential Advisory … [Read more...]

PACHA Meeting Examines Women and HIV

  PACHA Meeting Examines Women and HIV, Other Issues at Winter Meeting   At the end of last month, the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) convened for its first meeting of 2012. It was my privilege to lead that meeting, my first as PACHA’s new chairperson. Our agenda was a very full one and the discussions thoughtful, rich, and informative. As we embarked on our work, we were all mindful of and inspired by the President’s historic commitment to end the … [Read more...]

PACHA Meeting Focus on Women and Girls ~ February 28/29

February: PACHA Meeting  28th-29th,  to Focus on Women and Girls     Christopher Bates     The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) will convene February 28 and 29 in Washington, DC. Among the many items on the agenda for the 45th meeting of the PACHA, two are of particular note: A conversation with Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius on a variety of issues, including the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS … [Read more...]

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) in Washington DC.

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) meets on September 29, 2011 in Washington DC. The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) convened for a meeting on September 29 and 30, 2011, in Washington, DC. The Council heard from both members of PACHA subcommittees and external presenters. Highlights of some of those sessions include: White House Update Mr. Jeffrey Crowley, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), opened the meeting with a brief … [Read more...]

PACHA Advises on HHS National HIV/AIDS Strategy Operational Plan

Robert Greenwald (bottom right) and other distinguished members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) meet at the White House. The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) shared observations and feedback on a preliminary, confidential draft of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Operational Plan during a members-only conference call on November 9, 2010. My colleague Christopher Bates, PACHA’s Executive Director, and … [Read more...]

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