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    Statement on World AIDS Day 2017

    On World AIDS Day, while we recognize the progress made against HIV globally, we must measure that progress against the urgent needs that remain. 


    World AIDS Day 2016

    This World AIDS Day finds us at a pivotal moment, appreciating the progress that has led to 18 million people worldwide receiving treatment that prevents illness and transmission of HIV and accepting the challenge of extending that essential intervention to the 15 million living with HIV still in need of medicine. 


    Statement on WHO 2016 Global TB report

    Washington, DC, October 13, 2016 — Today the World Health Organization released new data
    showing that the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic is worse than previously known, with over 10 million
    people falling sick last year.

    Commemorate progress, seize opportunities on World TB Day

    We commemorate World TB Day faced with unprecedented challenges and opportunities in the fight against a disease first named 134 years ago today.


    Global center statement on President's FY 2017 Budget

    As physician scientists confronting the global TB and HIV pandemics, we were excited last September to see the Obama Administration set new treatment and prevention goals for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

    Boosts for PEPFAR, TB reflect leadership and commitment

    The spending bill released Friday by the Senate Appropriations State and Foreign Operations subcommittee, proposing the first increase in funding for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in nearly a decade, and the robust increase proposed by the House Appropriations State and Foreign Operations subcommittee for USAID’s global efforts to combat tuberculosis, demonstrate a welcome awareness of the tremendous value of continued U.S. leadership of crucial global health responses.

    World Bank, IMF Must Focus on Global Health Funding and Capacity

    The Infectious Diseases Society of America appreciates the attention that the World Bank and International Monetary Fund will give to critical global health issues during their spring meetings and civil society forum.

    House Testimony on Global Health Programs

    IDSA urges for increased funding for State Department and USAID global health programs in this testimony submitted to the House Appropriations Committee

    Hank Tomlinson, Ph.D. to Lead CDC’s Global HIV and TB Efforts at Critical Time

    The U.S. government response to the global impacts of HIV and tuberculosis is poised at a pivotal moment, in which we can seize the opportunity to end these devastating pandemics, or watch progress erode, infections increase, and our effective treatments compromised by growing drug resistance

    PEPFAR report serves as a beacon and a warning

    The 2018 Annual Report to Congress released by the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief tells a story of remarkable progress and opportunity.

    World Health Day highlights the value of leadership and partnerships

    On World Health Day, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the HIV Medicine Association appreciate the global leadership of the United States in responding to infectious disease threats that know no boundaries.

    Statement on World TB Day

    Commemoration of World TB Day finds us at a promising but pivotal moment. 

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