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Secretary Clinton Announces that "Creating an AIDS-Free Generation" is Now a Policy Priority  

NOV-09-11  Today Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that creating an AIDS-free generation is now a policy priority of the U.S. federal government for the first time in history.  Speaking before the National Institutes of Health, Secretary Clinton outlined new priorities for the U.S. global AIDS program, emphasizing a treatment as prevention approach.  To watch the speech and see the full transcript, click here.  

Secretary Clinton's remarks underscored the United States' role as a global leader in health and the paramount contributions of the U.S. federal government.   She went on to stress that "In these difficult budget times, we have to remember that investing in our future is the smartest investment we can make."

Click here to read Meredith Mazzotta's take on the response to Secretary Clinton's speech in Science Speaks , the blog of the Center for Global Health Policy .