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.
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.
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.
Formed in the summer of 2015, and steadily gaining members since, the Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN) aims to respond to the changing needs of diverse communities of people with HIV.
"Russia's Article 122 was introduced into the Criminal Code, in particular, to protect women from HIV infection, but it is clear from our research that the law has been applied against women in Russia," Evgenia Maron writes.
"HIV is in retreat almost universally -- but not in Russia," Tanya Cooper writes. "As infection rates drop globally, Russia has seen increases of 8 to 10 percent annually over the last decade."
The Nigerian government's decision to provide free antiretrovirals has not been enough to eliminate the high and sometimes inequitable economic burden of HIV/AIDS on households.
A group of South African activists are demanding access to PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) for HIV prevention as an option for all South Africans who need and want it. They also warn against anti-PrEP propaganda.