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Aids Day

Nelson Mandela Losing Son To AIDS Was Turning Point In Activism, Awareness

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact

Updated Dec. 8, 2013 3:25 p.m. EST In what some have said was a watershed moment, former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela, who died Thursda...

Why The Phrase 'AIDS In Africa' Needs To Be Retired

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact

* Some African countries make great progress, others lag * Disparity means one-size-fits-all approach will not work * Ca...

World AIDS Day: HIV Epidemic Among Latinos

The Huffington Post | Zuania Ramos | Posted 12.02.2012 | Latino Voices

It is an HIV epidemic, and Latinos are in its epicenter. While latinos represent 16 percent of the total U.S. population, they currently make up 20...

The 25th Anniversary of World AIDS Day: How Water Filters and Bed Nets Can Help Fight HIV

Michael Seo | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Michael Seo

Beyond a discussion of cost savings and cost effectiveness, the real purpose behind World AIDS Day is saving human lives. The fight against HIV is far from over, but we can observe this World AIDS Day with optimism.

A Roadmap for Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

The announcement of a roadmap to achieve an AIDS-free generation is a fitting way to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the reporting of the first cases of AIDS in 1981.

Moving Toward An HIV-Free Generation

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Every hour, two young people in the U.S. become infected with HIV; of those who do become infected, approximately 80 percent do not know that they are HIV-positive.

World AIDS Day: Google, Facebook, Twitter Go RED In Support (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In an effort to raise awareness for World AIDS Day, which takes place annually December 1, Google, Twitter, and Facebook have all added special featur...

Striving for the AIDS End Game: Translating Research Promise Into Public Health Success

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. | Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.

The collective efforts of health care practitioners, patients and researchers around the world have brought new promise to the decades-long fight against HIV/AIDS. By sustaining and accelerating this fight, and striving toward the "end of AIDS," lives can be saved and suffering averted for decades to come.