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‘Reaching the Moon’ in Global Health

As the U.N. General Assembly opens, we are in the midst of a global health revolution. Our collective work has delivered extraordinary results – a 70 percent decline in child mortality over the last 50 years, a 41 percent reduction since 1990 alone. 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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The 500 Pound Gorilla: Addressing the Structural Drivers of HIV

AIDSTAR-One is funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and provides rapid technical assistance to USAID and U.S. Government country teams to build effective, well-managed, and sustainable HIV and AIDS programs, and promotes new leadership in the global campaign against HIV. During the recent […]

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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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