HIV/AIDS

Group of girls posing with DREAMS sign (© Sauti)

Working toward an AIDS-free future for girls in Africa

Girls and young women account for 74 percent of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.
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For 15 years, PEPFAR has given hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative has helped millions of people since it was created 15 years ago. Meet one of them.

U.S. marks 15 years of saving lives on World AIDS Day

December 1 is World AIDS Day. See the latest figures showing the millions of lives saved through the U.S. global AIDS relief initiative called PEPFAR.
Man throwing rice seeds onto a field (© Heng Sinith/AP Images)

How rice could ward off HIV infections

An international team of scientists may have found a way to turn modified rice seeds into a weapon against HIV/AIDS.
Poster with images of red ribbons along with HIV/AIDS statistics (State Dept./D. Woolverton)

Raise HIV/AIDS awareness with this free poster

In 15 years the United States, through PEPFAR, has helped millions of people live with HIV/AIDS and prevented its spread. Share this free poster to raise awareness.
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Counting lives saved from AIDS, 15 years after PEPFAR [infographic]

For the first time, the world has the opportunity to control AIDS — an achievement due, in large part, to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
Young woman resting her head on woman's shoulder (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Saving HIV-infected mothers and their babies

Meet a courageous South African woman who was diagnosed with HIV while pregnant, but through the help of a U.S.-based mentoring program delivered an HIV-free baby.
Woman talking at lectern (State Dept.)

She leads the U.S. fight against HIV/AIDS

Learn what inspires and motivates the head of PEPFAR, one of the most effective U.S. foreign assistance programs in history.
Medical supplies on a white table (Shutterstock)

Studies offer hope of HIV vaccine

Hopes are high that U.S.-backed research underway in Africa will lead to a vaccine that ultimately stops new infections of HIV.