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HIV Treatment as Prevention

HIV treatment helps people living with HIV stay healthy and prevents transmission of the virus to others. Learn more.

Taking Your HIV Medication Every Day

Why Should You Take Your HIV Medication Every Day?

Treatment with HIV medicines can prevent HIV from developing into AIDS.

Taking your HIV medication daily as prescribed provides many benefits. Among them, it:

HIV Research Activities

Supporting Research to Effectively Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat HIV

In the three decades since the first cases of AIDS were reported, Federal investments in basic, biomedical, behavioral, and social science research have led to numerous HIV prevention interventions and life-saving treatments. Several federal agencies conduct or support HIV research activities.

Alcohol and HIV Risk

Alcohol can affect your judgment and increase the risk of getting or transmitting HIV.

HIV Basics

Learn the basics of HIV and AIDS, including how to prevent HIV transmission, get tested, start treatment, and live a healthy life with HIV.

Global Statistics

HIV/AIDS affects millions of people worldwide. Learn about the global HIV/AIDS epidemic.

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