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Latest Issue of USAID Newsletter

This week’s newsletter features coverage of USAID participation in the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum, the Lower Mekong Initiative, and stories from the latest issue of FrontLines. Read more >>

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Ask the Expert: Administrator Shah on the AIDS fight

Administrator Shah spoke with GlobalPost on the fight against HIV/AIDS worldwide. Read more >>

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A Vaccine to Help End the AIDS Pandemic

A new energy animates the hallways of the Washington Convention Center this week, as leaders and advocates commit to a goal once thought impossible: ending the AIDS pandemic. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Happy Baby

This year, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is hosting the 19th International AIDS Conference, which takes place in Washington, DC, from July 22–27. Learn more about USAID activities at the International AIDS Conference.

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The Journey of Life for Children Living with HIV – From Diagnosis to Adulthood

Not long ago, it was expected that children living with HIV would not survive to adulthood. Today, children living with HIV are thriving through adolescence into adulthood, and doing so in large numbers. Read more >>

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From Evidence to Action: What Works for Women and Girls

In Lesotho and other southern African countries, the HIV/AIDS epidemic remains a painful reality. Read more >>

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This Week at the 65th World Health Assembly (WHA)

The 65th World Health Assembly (WHA) took place in Geneva and reflected on a decade of progress in global health, particularly in maternal and child health, uncertainty in the current economic climate, new challenges like non-communicable diseases and a sense of urgency to improve health systems. Dr. Margaret Chan was elected for a second five-year […]

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Achieving an HIV- and TB-Free Generation

Originally posted to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation blog.  Too many people around the world have forgotten about the dangers of tuberculosis – particularly for mothers and children. TB is a highly contagious bacterial infection that can be spread in saliva, most often through coughing, sneezing, or exhaling in close quarters. While TB has […]

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World AIDS Day: New Advances Are Critical to Achieving the Vision of an AIDS-free Generation

Featured on Huffington Post For the first time since the AIDS virus surfaced, devastating communities and overwhelming nations, the world has the tools and knowledge to ensure an entire generation is born free from its scourge. By building on a strong legacy of progress and bipartisan support and relying on proven interventions and new breakthroughs, […]

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Open for Questions: The Beginning of the End of AIDS

As featured on The White House Blog Tomorrow is World AIDS Day, and President Obama will be marking the occasion by speaking at ONE Campaign and (RED)’s Beginning of the End of AIDS event at George Washington University. You can watch the whole event live on YouTube.com/TheONECampaign. Later in the day, Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to […]

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