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Members & Staff

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.

Disclaimers

HIV.gov provides health information for your general knowledge. This site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Microbicides

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

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.

HIV Prevention Activities

Reducing New HIV Infections

An estimated 37,600 HIV infections are diagnosed each year, according to the most recent CDC data. The Federal approach to reducing new HIV infections is based on the best available scientific evidence and modeling studies have informed decisions about the allocation of resources with regard to the strategies employed, geography, and the populations at greatest risk.

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