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Social Good: Igniting Passion and Innovation for a Better World

Just days before the U.N. Assembly, New York and the Twitterverse were buzzing with another important global conversation sparked by the third annual Social Good Summit.

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A Gamechanger: Using Vaginal Rings to Deliver HIV Prevention

The contraceptive vaginal ring has certainly sparked the interests of scientists working on HIV prevention, since use of a vaginal ring to deliver anti-HIV drugs would be a huge benefit in the fight against HIV, particularly for women. Read more>>

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A Relay Race to Save Lives During Bandhs

In April 2012, Nepal’s Far Western Region underwent a bandh that lasted for 32 days. For the more than 5,000 people living with HIV in the region, this was a life-threatening situation. Read more >>

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Reflections and Impressions from AIDS 2012

Last month, nearly 24,000 participants from 183 countries – including over half from the U.S. – attended the 2012 International AIDS Society Conference (IAC) “Turning the Tide Together” in Washington, D.C. Read more >>

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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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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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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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Faith Communities: The Untapped Resource for Development

Kay Warren is an evangelical leader, author, and founder of the HIV/AIDS Initiative at Saddleback Church. Elizabeth Styffe is the Director of Global Orphan Care Initiatives of the PEACE Plan at Saddleback Church. Gil Odendaal is the Global Director for the HIV/AIDS initiative at Saddleback Church. Below is an excerpt from their contribution to the Frontiers […]

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Protecting Mothers and Children From HIV: A Call to Action

Originally published at the Huffington Post. At this point in history, there is no reason why children should be born with HIV. Yet 390,000 infants around the globe were born with the virus in 2010. Science has long established that providing mothers with antiretroviral drugs can prevent them from transmitting the virus to their children […]

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Zimbabwe’s Great Leap Toward Preventing HIV in Children

As featured on the Huffington Post This week, I witnessed a milestone in the fight to end HIV/AIDS in children — and it happened in Zimbabwe. Much of the news from Zimbabwe over the past decade has been around political and economic challenges, overshadowing a resounding public health success story. Zimbabwe is one of the […]

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