But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.
But it is doing little else to address a growing HIV epidemic.
For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, we honor the work of Rolake Odetoyinbo, who fights for the human rights of women and girls, the LGBT community, and people with HIV in Nigeria.
Malaysia has been certified by the World Health Organization as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the first country in the Western Pacific Region to achieve this milestone.
Zimbabwe's punitive law around the transmission of HIV remains on the statute books -- and it's enforced despite the fact that it is widely acknowledged as undermining a country's public health policies and strategies.
Black immigrants to the U.S. face unique challenges. Those challenges can make life even more difficult for people living with HIV.
"When the next stigmatizing comments or policies come, we must meet them with a resounding unified resistance and counter them with a vision for a better tomorrow," Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe writes.
Early effects of U.S. restrictions to global health aid include cuts to essential health services in Kenya and Uganda, resulting in a loss of training and equipment and widespread confusion about implementation.
A gaggle of girls shuffle into Florence Anam's office for their monthly mentoring chat. A few describe their carefree childhoods and their world crumbling when they found out they were living with HIV.
Sydney-based health promotion organization ACON engaged with members of Australia's Parliament to reshape and reenergize the direction of the country's HIV testing, treatment, care and support.