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Creating an AIDS-Free Generation through Science and Technology

Women can use this ARV-based vaginal gel to protect themselves against HIV. International Partnership for Microbicides

With the commitment, innovative spirit, creativity and hard work of our partners, USAID is continuously using science and technology in unprecedented ways to make great strides toward an AIDS-free generation.

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Microbicides, Vaccines, and TB Diagnostics Oh My! What’s New in HIV/AIDS Research?

Women can use this ARV-based vaginal gel to protect themselves against HIV. Photo credit: International Partnership for Microbicides

In December 2012, USAID released a new strategy to address some of the world’s most challenging health and development issues through new technologies, research and evaluation. Read more >>

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30 Years of HIV/AIDS: A USAID Historical Perspective

On June 5, 1981, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report reported that five seemingly healthy young gay men were diagnosed with an infection that would typically affect only individuals with substantial damage to their immune system. As similar cases cropped up, national and international attention soared, and the scientific and public health community mobilized to […]

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Microbicide Gel Offers Protection Against HIV Transmission

The results of the USAID and CAPRISA 004 trial are encouraging, and provide hope that women will soon have greater control over HIV prevention. Read more >>

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USAID at Forefront of HIV Prevention

Microbicides can help prevent HIV transmission in women. Read more to find out how. Read more >>

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Evidence Shows Historic Breakthrough Can Save Lives

Women participating in the CAPRISA 004 trial in the CAPRISA Vulindlela Clinic in KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, South Africa

Carol is in her mid-20s and raising her young daughter on her own.  With very few economic options available to her she turned to commercial sex work when she was 21 years old. Every day she puts herself at risk of HIV, other STIs, and unintended pregnancy. Because of a USAID-funded campaign, Carol knows she […]

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