2023 HIV/AIDS Report Indicates Progress Toward Goals in U.S.CDC: PrEP Coverage on the Rise in U.S.Future Success of PEPFAR Jeopardized by Anti-Abortion AgendaCDC Updates Doxy-PEP Guidelines for STI PreventionPioneering AIDS Activist Rev. Stephen Pieters DiesHHS Funding Awarded to 20 Community HIV OrganizationsPEPFAR Turns 20, Credited with Saving 25 Million LivesWhite House Tackles Mpox OutbreakFDA Ends Ban on Blood Donations from Gay and Bisexual PeopleNew HIV Strategy Focuses on Indian Country‘Celebro Mi Salud’ Debuts at National ConferenceU.S. Funds HIV Programs Serving Indigenous PeopleWhite House Takes Syndemic Approach to HIV StrategyBiden Policy Advisor Amplifies U=U MessageLos Angeles County HIV Report: 1,400 new infections in 2021HHS Launches ‘I am a Work of ART’ National CampaignHHS Awards $115M to HIV Care Programs in Target AreasU.S. Military Forced to Ease Restrictions on HIV+ Service MembersJudge Rules Against Pentagon in Discharge of HIV+ AirmenPresident Biden Commits to Bold HIV Reduction GoalsFDA Fully Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine‘HIV Challenge’ Spotlights Needs of Racial & Ethnic Minority CommunitiesLos Angeles County HIV Report: 1,505 new infections in 2020Person Living with HIV Becomes U.S. AIDS CzarCDC’s Initial Report of AIDS Turns 40CDC Reaffirms Role of STD Clinics in HIV Diagnosis‘Ending the HIV Epidemic’ Initiative Starts StrongPACHA Tackles the Intersection of COVID-19 and HIVLos Angeles County Launches ‘Ending HIV Epidemic’ InitiativeHHS Releases Updated HIV Plan & New Goals to End EpidemicACA Takes Effect; Protections Enacted Against Pre-Existing ConditionsHIV Data Dashboard Created to Chart Local ProgressLos Angeles County HIV Report: 1,700 new infections in 2019More Funding Allocated to Programs Serving Black WomenRyan White HIV/AIDS Program Reports Successful Outcomes‘Ready-Set-PrEP’ Expands Access to Uninsured PatientsProgress Stalls as New Infection Rate StabilizesPresidential Advisory Council Focuses on Hispanic CommunityPrEP & HIV Testing Receive ‘Grade A’ RecommendationsTruvada Maker Donates Medication for 11-Year ProgramWest Hollywood Launches ‘HIV Zero’ InitiativeCDC Corrects Course as Testing & Treatment Gaps Slow ProgressPresident Trump Announces 10-year Goal to End HIVPrEP Urged for High-Risk IndividualsHHS Collects Community Input for Updating HIV/AIDS PolicyOnline HIV-Prevention Program Targets MSM Aged 18-29G8 Nations Renew Commitment to Global FundPEPFAR Turns 15, Celebrates Worldwide ImpactNYT: Trump Angered at Influx of Haitian Visitors, Saying They ‘All have AIDS’Gilead Announces Initiative to Address Epidemic in U.S. SouthGeorgia Legislator Asks Whether HIV Quarantine is LegalCalifornia Reforms HIV LawsU.S. Website Updates Name to HIV.govLGBT Groups Blocked from UN Meeting on AIDSHHS Releases Guidelines for Funding Syringe ProgramsWhite House and NIH Meet to Address HIV StigmaLawmakers Approve Needle-Exchange Program In Miami Amid Rising HIV RateFDA Lifts Ban on Blood Donations From MSMCongress Lifts Restrictions on Needle Exchange ProgramsWhite House Releases Federal Action Plan on HIV/AIDSamfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research at UCSF EstablishedNew Campaign Targets Women at Risk of Violence and HIVWHO Announces New Treatment RecommendationsNew PEPFAR Targets Released at UN SummitWhite House Announces National HIV/AIDS Strategy UpdateU.S. Agencies Collaborate on Housing Assistance ProgramsUNAIDS Announce Millennium Development Goal Achieved EarlyHHS Further Loosens Restrictions on Organ TransplantsCDC Report Identifies Groups with Disproportionate Levels of HIVHHS Project Address HIV Disparities Among MSM of ColorFDA Relaxes Ban on Blood Donations From MSMCDC Reports Lag in Care and Treatment of LatinosAIDS 2014 Draws 14,000 Delegates1st African American & HIV-Positive Person Heads ONAPDr. Deborah Birx Becomes U.S. Global AIDS CoordinatorUN Commission Reports Challenges of Implementing MDGsACA Grants Protections Against Pre-Existing ConditionsHOPE Act Signed, Allowing Organ Transplants Among HIV-Positive IndividualsObama Executive Order Promotes HIV Care ContinuumMore Than 1 Million Infants Born HIV-Free Due to PEPFARPEPFAR Commemorates 10th AnniversaryFederal Judge Bans Segregation of HIV+ Inmates in AlabamaInternational AIDS Conference Returns to the U.S.Truvada for PrEP ApprovedHHS Recommends New Treatment For All HIV+ PeopleObama Launches Plan to Increase Global Fund CommitmentsSecretary Clinton Calls for ‘AIDS-Free Generation’Town Halls Kick Off in Build-up to ‘AIDS 2012’Regional Dialogues Begin on National HIV/AIDS StrategyU.S. Launches 12 Cities Project to Target High-Infection AreasFederal Agencies Support U.S. National HIV/AIDS StrategyWhite House National Strategy Reflects on Year 1 of ProgramOver 3,000 Participate in UN’s High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDSPublic Debates Transplant Ban of HIV-Infected OrgansUN Summit on Accelerating 2015 Millennium Development GoalsAIDS United FormedStudy of South African Women is Conference Highlight1st Comprehensive U.S. HIV/AIDS Strategy ReleasedObama Signs ACA, Protections to Those Living With HIVU.S. Lifts HIV Travel & Immigration BanRules Eased for Needle Exchange FundingSexual Orientation & Gender Identity Added to Hate Crime Law100th Antiretroviral Drug ApprovedVeterans Dept Moves to Increase HIV TestingCaribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day ObservedPresident Obama Launches $63B Global Health InitiativeWhite House & CDC Collaborate on HIV Awareness CampaignPresident Obama Calls for National HIV/AIDS StrategyNational Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day ObservedNational HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day ObservedBush Reauthorizes PEPFAR, Promises to Loosen HIV Travel BanUganda Hosts HIV/AIDS Implementers Meeting; Activists ArrestedCDC Launches ‘Prevention IS Care’ CampaignRwanda Hosts Int’l HIV/AIDS Implementers MeetingWHO & UNAIDS Issue Testing Guidelines, Criticism FollowsActivist & Clinton Advisor Bob Hattoy DiesCongress Reauthorizes Ryan White Act for 3rd TimeUN Convenes on Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDSNIH Sponsors AIDS Conference for Native Americans1st National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness DayNat’l Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is LaunchedHIV/AIDS in Africa Becomes Focus of G8 SummitUN General Assembly Reviews Progress on 2001 TargetsFDA Approves Generic Regimen for PEPFARWorld Economic Forum Prioritizes HIV/AIDSG8 Promotes Global HIV Vaccine EnterpriseFDA Expands Availability of Therapies in Africa and Developing CountriesGlobal Coalition on Women and AIDS is FormedCongress Authorizes First $350 Million for PEPFARWHO Announces ‘3 By 5’ InitiativeCDC Announces New Prevention InitiativePresident Bush Announces PEPFAR with $15 Billion in FundingPresident Bush Disenfranchises Minority AIDS InitiativeIndia, China, Russia, Nigeria & Ethiopia Represent Next Wave of EpidemicAccess to Drugs Improved for Poor CountriesGlobal Fund Issues 2-year GrantsGlobal Fund Launched to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & MalariaDoha Declaration Affirms Right to Generic HIV/AIDS TreatmentsCDC Strategic Plan Addresses Major Curtailment in HIV TransmissionHRSA Prioritizes Untreated HIV+ IndividualsMajor Pharma Companies Further Reduce Cost of TherapiesU.S. Reaffirms HIV/AIDS Is National Security ThreatUN General Assembly Calls for Global FundHIV Vaccine Awareness Day ObservedCongress Reauthorizes Ryan White CARE ActUN Adopts Millennium Development Goals to Reverse Spread of HIVU.S. Congress Responds to Need for Global AssistanceG8 Summit Leaders Call for Increase in Worldwide Resources for HIV/AIDSStephen Gendin — Iconic AIDS Activist — DiesGlobal Pressure Results in Reduced Drug Cost for Developing CountriesU.S. Begins Importing HIV Treatments to Developing CountriesPresident Clinton Declares HIV/AIDS a National Security ThreatPresident Clinton Announces Global Vaccine InitiativeUN Addresses AIDS as Global Peace & Security ThreatAIDS Becomes Number One Killer in AfricaU.S. Funds Program to Address Global EpidemicCongress Examines HIV/AIDS Impact on Hispanic CommunityCongress Allocates $156 Million for Minority AIDS InitiativePresident Clinton Declares Crisis in Minority CommunitiesCongress Approves Funding for Hemophilia ReliefSCOTUS Rules ADA Covers People Living with HIVCongressional Black Caucus Declares AIDS State of EmergencyHaitian Asylum-seekers Die while in Immigration Limbo in NYCFederal Funding Continues to be Withheld from Needle-Exchange ProgramsCongress Pushes FDA to Accelerate Drug Approval ProcessFDA Approves First Antiretroviral Drug ComboPresident Clinton Sets Goal of HIV Vaccine by 2007SCOTUS Strikes Down Anti-Gay Constitutional Amendment in ColoradoCongress Reauthorizes Ryan White CARE ActFDA Accelerates Approval of HIV Tests & TherapiesUnited Nations Launches UNAIDS to Strengthen Global ResponseUN Creates Joint Program to Strengthen AIDS ResponsePresident Clinton Holds White House Conference on HIV/AIDSPresident Clinton Creates Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS‘Life AIDS Lobby Days’ Commemorated in San DiegoHIV+ Haitian Refugees Released from GTMO, Arrive in MiamiU.S. Immigration Ban Codified into Federal LawU.S. Expands Scope for Women/Minorities as Research SubjectsJudge Issues Order to Release 158 Haitian Refugees in ‘HIV Prison Camp’President Clinton Establishes Office of National AIDS PolicyCDC Publishes Expanded AIDS Definition for 1993Haitian Refugees with HIV/AIDS Denied Medical CareCDC Extends HIV Education Programming to Business CommunityCDC Proposes Expansion of AIDS Definition, Conceding to Activist PressureNYC Launches AIDS Education Program for Convicted Sex Workers & Drug OffendersBush Orders Coast Guard to Turn Back Haitian Refugees Fleeing by BoatSacramento Activist Stan Hadden DiesU.S. Locks Up HIV+ Haitians Fleeing Overthrown CountryU.S. Travel Ban Causes Int’l AIDS Conference to Move to AmsterdamU.S. Creates Network of Clinical Trials, Expanding Treatment OptionsU.S. Pushes States to Restrict HIV+ WorkersHOPWA: Federal Housing Assistance Program LaunchedMargaret Thatcher Resigns as Britain’s Prime MinisterLawsuits Filed against Blood Agencies over Tainted TransfusionsU.S. Enacts Ryan White CARE Act with $220M in FundingCongress Passes Americans with Disabilities ActCDC Investigates HIV+ Dentist as Source of InfectionU.S. Launches Precursor to Ryan White CARE ActHRSA Funds States with $20M for HIV Care & TreatmentTexas Judge Censured for Homophobic Remarks in PressNational Commission on AIDS ConvenesRep. Dannemeyer Reads ‘What Homosexuals Do’ into Congressional RecordWest Hollywood Settles HIV Discrimination LawsuitSenate Hearings Examine Governmental Response to HIV/AIDS56,000 Dead, No Mention of HIV/AIDS in President Reagan’s Farewell AddressLA County Prohibits Discrimination against People with HIV/AIDSCalifornia Legislature Enacts Laws to Criminalize HIVWorld AIDS Day is Observed for 1st TimeU.S. Announces Plan to Expand AIDS ResearchFDA Approves Ganciclovir for Treatment of Cytomegalovirus RetinitisFDA Approves Intron A and Roferon A for Treatment of KSTexas Judge Lightens Sentence of Homophobic KillerCalifornia Legislators Approve Initiative for Mandatory HIV Testing of SuspectsNYC Pilots Controversial Needle-Exchange ProgramPresident Reagan Signs Comprehensive HOPE ActGov. Deukmejian Endorses Mandatory HIV Reporting InitiativeU.S. Passes Abandoned Infants Assistance ActAIDS Deaths Grow to 3,000 & HIV Infections to 30,000 in San FranciscoLos Angeles Zoning Board Decides AIDS Hospice Can StayU.S. Announces Pediatric AIDS Service GrantsFDA Approves Importation of Experimental DrugsSurgeon General Launches Nationwide Education CampaignU.K. Adopts Section 28, Prohibiting Promotion of HomosexualityPentagon Transfers HIV+ Soldiers to Ft. Hood BarracksFlorida Governor Supports Quarantine of HIV-infected PeopleTeen Ryan White Testifies before President’s Commission on AIDS20,000 March in Manchester Against U.K.’s Section 28LA County Approves $1.5-million AIDS Hospice & Home Care ProgramWorldwide Impact of AIDS Tops Concerns at United NationsHelms Amendment Imposes Restrictions on AIDS EducationUK Prime Minister Thatcher Gives Anti-Gay Speech at ConventionHIV/AIDS PSAs Pop Up in AmericaHuman Testing of HIV Vaccine BeginsFlorida Schools Ordered to Enroll HIV-Positive BrothersCost of Ongoing AIDS Treatment Estimated at $50 BillionPresident Reagan Creates Commission on AIDSPresident Reagan Makes His First Public Speech about AIDSU.S. Bans HIV-Positive Immigrants & TravellersLos Angeles County Creates Commission on AIDSFDA Declares HIV Prevention as Indication for CondomsDr. Koop Focuses on Children with AIDS, Calls for Sex EdAmerican & French Researchers Share Credit for Discovery of VirusFDA Accelerates Drug ApprovalsU.S. Approves AZT, First Medication for AIDSGlobal Response Begins with WHO ProgramReport Calls for Nationwide Education CampaignSurgeon General Releases Report on AIDSU.S. Grant Program Feeds Growing Healthcare NeedsViolence Against Gays and Lesbians on the RiseCuban Government Imposes Quarantine on HIV-Infected PeopleU.S. Supreme Court Upholds Georgia Sodomy LawWHO Convenes to Review Strategic Plan on HIV/AIDSNational Review Founder William F. Buckley Proposes AIDS TattooLA Times Poll Indicates Americans Support AIDS QuarantineFrance Sues U.S. for Credit for Discovery of AIDS VirusLA County Imposes Regulations on BathhousesNY Moves to Close Gay Bars & BathhousesNew City of West Hollywood Launches AIDS ResponseCongress Allocates $190M for AIDS ResearchPresident Reagan Finally Mentions ‘AIDS’ in Public RemarksKGB Telegram Reveals AIDS Disinformation CampaignInpatient Unit for HIV/AIDS Opens in ChicagoPentagon Announces Testing of Military RecruitsSan Francisco Commission Releases Report on AIDS DiscriminationAtlanta Hosts International AIDS ConferenceHIV+ Inmates in Alabama Challenge Segregation Policies in PrisonCPAC Member Proposes ‘Extermination of Homosexuals’San Francisco Closes 14 BathhousesBlood Supply Task Force Opposes Test for Screening VirusSan Francisco Chronicle Exposes Delay in AIDS FundingAIDS Patient Flown from Florida to California & ‘Dumped’First AIDS Discrimination Lawsuit Filed in NYCCongress Holds Hearings on U.S. AIDS ReponseStanford Blood Bank Begins Screening DonationsReagan Staffer Patrick Buchanan Vilifies Gay Men in Op-EdNYT Reports on Abandoned Infants with AIDSChicago Hospital Opens Sable/Sherer Clinic for HIV/AIDSCongress Passes Bill with AIDS Research FundingYoung Legislative Aide Steers AIDS Policy in CaliforniaNational AIDS Hotline Opens to High DemandQuestion about AIDS Draws Laughter at White House BriefingAIDS Research Bill Introduced (and Dies) in CongressFirst Congressional Hearings on AIDS Begin in Hollywood