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Clinton: US Committed to Creating ‘AIDS-Free Generation’

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says America is committed to creating an “AIDS-free generation.” Addressing the second day of the International AIDS Conference in Washington Monday, she said the U.S. is working to build sustainable health systems that will help the world “finally win this fight.” With that goal, she said the U.S. is […]

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Clinton: US Committed to Creating ‘AIDS-Free Generation’

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 3:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says America is committed to creating an “AIDS-free generation.” Addressing the second day of the International AIDS Conference in Washington Monday, she said the U.S. is working to build sustainable health systems that will help the world “finally win this fight.” With that goal, she said the U.S. is […]

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Clinton: US Committed to Achieving AIDS-Free Generation

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says America is committed to creating an “AIDS-free generation” The diplomat spoke on the second day of an International AIDS Conference in Washington on Monday. She told the gathering the U.S. is working to build sustainable health systems that will help the world “finally win this fight.” “We will […]

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International AIDS Conference Opens in Washington

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The International AIDS Conference opened Sunday with a call for the world’s governments not to let tight budgets slow the fight against the disease. San Francisco AIDS specialist Dr. Diane Havlir told delegates to the conference in Washington, D.C. that the world has a chance to “start to end AIDS.” She said it would be […]

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Multinational Corporations Call for End to HIV Travel Ban

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Chief executives from leading international corporations are calling for an end to restrictions on travelers who are HIV positive. Two dozen corporate leaders said Sunday the restrictions imposed by 46 countries around the world are both discriminatory and bad for business. They issued their statement as about 25,000 top AIDS researchers, political leaders, diplomats and […]

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Washington Hosts International Aids Conference

Posted July 21st, 2012 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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About 25,000 of world’s top AIDS researchers, political leaders, diplomats and other stakeholders are gathering in Washington for Sunday’s International AIDS Conference. The biennial conference will take place through July 27 in the U.S. capital, a city faced with one of the nation’s highest rates of HIV infections. The HIV virus usually leads to AIDS […]

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Clintons, Former First Lady Laura Bush Among Speakers at International AIDS Conference

Posted July 21st, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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About 25,000 of world’s top AIDS researchers, political leaders, diplomats and other stakeholders are gathering for Sunday’s International AIDS Conference. The biennial conference will take place July 22-27 in Washington, a city faced with one of the United States’ highest rates of HIV infections. The HIV virus usually leads to AIDS . Secretary of State […]

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Experts Recommend FDA Approval of AIDS Prevention Drug

Posted May 11th, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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A panel of U.S. experts has recommended federal approval of the first drug shown to prevent HIV — the virus that causes AIDS. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel held two separate votes Thursday on recommending the drug Truvada for healthy people at high risk of AIDS — one for gay and bisexual […]

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Experts Recommend FDA Approval of AIDS Prevention Drug

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A panel of experts has recommended federal approval of a drug proven to prevent HIV — the virus that causes AIDS. The panel held two separate votes Thursday on recommending the drug Truvada for people at high risk of AIDS — one for gay and bisexual men and one for heterosexual couples where one person […]

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World Bank Urges African Governments to Boost HIV Prevention

Posted March 19th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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The World Bank has called on African governments and international donors to increase efforts to prevent new HIV infections in order to control treatment costs. In a new report highlighting countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the bank says existing treatment programs could become unsustainable without a “dramatic” drop in new infections. It says the costs associated […]

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