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Obama Aids

Obama Orders Stepped Up Effort Against HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) - After fresh criticism of his record on combating HIV/AIDS, President Barack Obama ...

President Obama's Commitment To An AIDS-Free Generation (and How To Make It Happen)

Chris Collins | Posted 04.07.2012 | Impact
Chris Collins

Now is the time for governments rich and poor, donors, providers, researchers, and advocates to find new resources -- and make smarter use of them -- to begin to end the most deadly epidemic of our time.

Obama Vows $15 Million To Combat AIDS

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.31.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama set an ambitious goal Thursday for significantly increasing access to life-saving AIDS drugs for people in t...

Time to Bring the AIDS Fight Home

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

It's time to retire another worn-out dichotomy: the global v. domestic response to AIDS. We need a unified commitment and a detailed plan for fighting the epidemic at home and abroad.

Obama Heckled By AIDS Activists At Democratic Fundraiser (VIDEO)

Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

MARK S. SMITH, Associated Press NEW YORK – President Barack Obama got heckled at a fundraiser Wednesday night by protesters pushing for more fun...

Obama HIV/AIDS Plan Calls For Reducing Infections

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Tuesday a new strategy for combating HIV and AIDS fulfills America's obligation to stopping the spread ...

As HIV/AIDS Public Interest Wanes, Elton John AIDS Foundation Work Becomes More Urgent

David Furnish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Furnish

We must continue our efforts to fight the HIV virus. But we must also continue to fight the equally dangerous, infectious, and deadly epidemic of apathy.

AIDS Activists Shut Down Capitol Rotunda Over Obama Reversal

AMERICA blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of 26 AIDS activists chained themselves to each other in the Capitol Rotunda on Thursday morning, startling visitors, shutting down the landma...

What a Difference 3 ½ Minutes Makes

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

President Bush issued no statements and announced no new plans to combat HIV/AIDS. The Obama camp is showing that public and political perception of the size, scale, and threat of the disease can change.

Five Years On: My Diagnosis And Mission Living As HIV+

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Scott Foval

I am telling my story so that people know why today, more than ever, it is unquestionable that we need to re-invest in HIV/AIDS research.

Obama AIDS Day Message Praises President Bush

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — President-elect Barack Obama praised the Bush administration's effort to combat AIDS and pledged Monday to continue to fight the deadl...

High Hopes Await Obama in HIV/AIDS Fight

Mark Ishaug | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Ishaug

When he assumes power, Barack Obama will take the reigns of the largest, sustained commitment of any nation to lifesaving HIV treatments for some of the world's most impoverished citizens.