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HHS Calls Attention to Increasing Impact of HIV/AIDS on Women and Girls by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day celebrated March 10 Over the last two decades, the proportion of estimated AIDS cases diagnosed among women has more than tripled, from 8 percent in 1985 to 27 percent in 2005. Women of color are especially impacted—prevalence rates for African-American women living with HIV is 18 times the rate fo ... Read on »
Multiple Community Partners Collaborate to Address HIV/AIDS Among Women in the Pacific Northwest by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 5:23pm By Christopher Bates, M.P.A., Executive Director, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and Senior Advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Next month I will have the honor of speaking to a regional training conference about women ... Read on »
Addressing the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 06 Sep 2013 4:26pm By Grant Colfax , MD, Director, Office of National AIDS Policy Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog Today we are proud to announce the release of the report by the President’s Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities. We have had the honor of ... Read on »
Progress to Date: President’s Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender- by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 8:00am Violence is common in the lives of women and girls living with, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS, and the Obama Administration is working to address these intersecting issues. In March 2012, the President  issued a Presidential Memorandum creating the “Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities Work ... Read on »
HHS awards $68 million in grants for HIV/AIDS care for women, infants, children and youth by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 14 Aug 2012 1:01am Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the release of more than $68 million to ensure that women, infants, children, and youth living with HIV/AIDS receive comprehensive primary HIV medical care and support services. The grants, funded through the Health Resources and ... Read on »
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by OurHealth Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 12:08pm By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness day. I saw this posted and forwarded several places online and I was happy that people were trying to spread awareness. Then I saw on Twitter that Sean Combs/P.Diddy sent a Twitter out about this saying that we need to spread awareness. Good, right? ... Read on »
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: March 10 by Jodi K. Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 12:31pm National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: March 10 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is a nationwide initiative, coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women’s Health to raise awareness of the increasing impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Read more about NWGH ... Read on »
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event at the National Press Club by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 3:11am Did you know that every 35 minutes a woman in the United States tests positive for HIV? Historically, HIV/AIDS has affected more men than women, but that is quickly changing. Since HIV was first reported in the early 1980’s, more and more women have become infected. Today, about one in four Americans living wit ... Read on »
This era of black women and HIV/AIDS - Rev. Irene Monroe by Kathlyn S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Dec 2008 11:04am December 1st was World AIDS Day and Black women are dying of AIDS. And is anyone doing anything about it?  Right here in the nation’s capitol, the HIV/AIDS epidemic rivals that of many Third World countries. Washington D.C., affectionately dubbed as “Chocolate City,” is approximately 60 percent people of African descent. And of its residents, ... Read on »
WOMEN AND HIV/AIDS IN AFRICA by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:32pm Globally, women now constitute 48% of the HIV positive population. 76% of these HIV positive women live in Sub-Saharan Africa, where women account for 59% of adults living with HIV. The rising rates of HIV infection in women and young girls is directly related to their inferior social, economic, and legal status in this region of the world. ... Read on »