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Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team Up With Health Departments and Local Service Organizations to Provide Free HIV Testing in Support of National HIV Testing Day

HIV Testing Events at Select Walgreens Locations in 20 Cities Between June 27-29, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Daily Walgreens, the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic epidemic, are teaming with health departments…

A “Deciding Moment” for AIDS After 30 Years

New National Media Campaign Inspires Black Americans to Take Action to Stem Spread of HIV WASHINGTON, Tuesday, 5 October 2010 — Greater Than AIDS, a national movement supported by a broad coalition of public and private sector partners, today unveiled the latest phase of its campaign to mobilize Black Americans…

An Overview of HIV/AIDS in Black America

Black Americans account for more HIV and AIDS cases, people estimated to be living with AIDS, and HIV-related deaths than any other racial/ethnic group in the U.S. Today, Black Americans make up about 12 percent of the U.S. population, but account for half of all new AIDS cases. And, despite…

Behavior Change for HIV Prevention: (Re) Considerations for the 21st Century

The Global HIV Prevention Working Group issued a report, “Behavior Change for HIV Prevention: (Re) Considerations for the 21st Century.” The Global HIV Prevention Working Group is a panel of nearly 50 leading public health experts, clinicians, biomedical, and behavioral researchers, and people affected by HIV/AIDS, convened by the Bill &…

Chartpack: Trends in U.S.-Funding for HIV/AIDS

This chartpack, “Trends in U.S. Government Funding for HIV/AIDS,” provides an analysis of U.S. federal funding for HIV/AIDS since fiscal year (FY) 1981. It presents data and trends in the major categories of funding — care, cash and housing assistance, research, prevention, and global/international — over time. Cumulatively through its…

CSIS Task Force on HIV/AIDS

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Task Force on HIV/AIDS, co-chaired by Senators Bill Frist (R-TN) and Russell Feingold (D-WI), outlines strategic choices that the United States faces in fighting the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Task Force seeks to build bipartisan consensus on critical U.S. policy initiatives promoting…

Donor Funding for Health in Low – and Middle – Income Countries, 2001-2007

Donor governments, including the United States and European nations, provide the bulk of international funding for health in low- and middle- income countries each year. Despite significant increases in such funding, however, it still falls short of need as estimated by the World Health Organization’s Commission on Macroeconomics and Health.…

Global HIV Prevention Progress Report Card 2010

The Global HIV Prevention Working Group is a panel of nearly 50 leading public health experts, clinicians, biomedical, and behavioral researchers, and people affected by HIV/AIDS, convened by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Kaiser Family Foundation. Executive Summary (.pdf) Report (.pdf) Press Release (.pdf)

Health Affairs Article: Leveraging the Power of the Media to Combat HIV/AIDS

Since the mid-1990s the Kaiser Family Foundation has partnered with U.S.-based media companies on comprehensive HIV/AIDS campaigns. This paper, published in Health Affairs, Vol. 24, Issue 3, May/June 2005, outlines the unique public education model that it is using, and how Kaiser is expanding this work globally by working with some…

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