Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Authority

Executive Order 12963, dated June 14, 1995, as amended by Executive Order 13009, dated June 14, 1996 and Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. S217a). The Council was reestablished on January 15, 2016 and is currently operating under the authority given in Executive Order 13811, dated September 29, 2017. The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (referred to as PACHA and/or the Council) is governed by provisions of Public Law 92-463 as amended (5 U.S.C.


White House Fiscal Year Budget
White House Fiscal Year Budget

Each year, the U.S. government spends billions of dollars to help people in the United States and countries around the world who are living with HIV/AIDS.


Access to Care Subcommittee

Incidence Subcommittee

Disparities Subcommittee

Global Subcommittee

Members & Staff


Kaye Hayes

B. Kaye Hayes, MPA

Executive Director
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Civil Rights

If you are living with HIV, you are protected by law from discrimination. Learn more.

Syringe Services Programs

Preventing HIV And Hepatitis Among People Who Inject Drugs And Their Partners

Listen to CDC's 60-second PSA on syringe services programs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is committed to working with grantees and partners to reduce the spread of HIV and viral hepatitis in the United States.

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Learn about research underway to develop gels, foams, and creams to prevent HIV transmission.

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 treatment.

HIV Care and Treatment Activities

Improving Health Outcomes, Preventing New Infections

HIV is a virus that can multiply quickly and damage the body’s immune system, making it hard to fight off infections and cancers. While no cure exists for HIV infection, effective treatment is available. Today, there are more than 30 antiretroviral drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat HIV infection.