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Lives on the Line: The Human Impact of Proposed Cuts to Global HIV Funding Img
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Lives on the Line: The Human Impact of Proposed Cuts to Global HIV Funding

The Trump administration's proposed budget cuts to the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) could result in over a million people experiencing HIV treatment disruptions, leading to tens of thousands of preventable AIDS-related deaths f...

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Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Rears Its Head in the Trump Administration: Here's What We Should Do to Stop It

The Trump administration is doing everything in its power to roll back the objectively successful, evidence-based sexual education and family planning programs implemented by the Obama administration.

In a State of Disunion: HIV, TB, and HCV Elimination Policies and Priorities Under the Trump Administration Img

In a State of Disunion: HIV, TB, and HCV Elimination Policies and Priorities Under the Trump Administration

"The policy moves made by the Trump administration, this year alone, have been illogical," Suraj Madoori writes.

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Trump's Second Leader of CDC Brings Baggage and Opportunity

There are substantial discrepancies between how Robert Redfield, M.D., appears on paper and his career in practice, with a series of controversies marring what might otherwise be a stellar record.

For the Trump Administration, Anti-LGBT Stances Inform HIV Policy Img
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For the Trump Administration, Anti-LGBT Stances Inform HIV Policy

Actions by the Trump administration pose serious threats to the health and well being of LGBT Americans, but they also pose a threat to hundreds of thousands of Americans living with HIV.

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In President Trump's New Budget, HIV Programs Are at Risk

If it wasn't clear after President's Trump's bare-bones budget request last year, his fiscal 2019 budget request has left no doubt that people living with or affected by HIV are not a priority for his administration.

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What Medicaid Work Requirements Might Mean for People With HIV

These and other rules show that many states, urged on by Trump, are trying to push people off their coverage.

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HIV Activists Prepare for What Lies Ahead in 2018

After a year of fighting to save the Affordable Care Act and federal spending for HIV research, prevention, and care programs, what do advocates predict will be the upcoming policy battles in 2018?

Trump's Firing of the HIV Advisory Council Was Bad, but We've Been Here Before Img
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Trump's Firing of the HIV Advisory Council Was Bad, but We've Been Here Before

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS can speed up the path to the end of AIDS, or it can create more roadblocks. And that's why it still matters -- regardless who the members are, Kenyon Farrow writes.

Looking Back on 2017 in HIV/AIDS, and What's in Store for 2018 Img
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Looking Back on 2017 in HIV/AIDS, and What's in Store for 2018

The political climate challenges our ability to keep making gains in ending the epidemic, even as we're beginning to see some new possibilities for success.