NOV-25-13 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islander and Hep B United are cohosting a webinar on hepatitis B and reducing perinatal transmission on Thursday, December 19, from 2:30-4:00PM EDT. The webinar will discuss new tools and best practices toward reducing hepatitis B health disparities in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, including potential interventions in prenatal care, information about gaps in reporting and a new resource from the Immunization Action Coalition entitled, Give Birth to the End of Hep B. To register, click here.
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."