Women & Girls

  • Research Highlights Wrap-up from AIDS 2018 with NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach
    07-27-2018We wrapped up HIV.gov’s series of conversations with Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., about scientific highlights from the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AID…
  • New HIV Research Findings from AIDS 2018 with NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach
    07-24-2018In a Facebook Live interview with HIV.gov, Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., discussed highlights of three studies presented today at the conference, including an update…
  • Recent HIV News from FDA
    05-30-2018The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently shared several HIV-related updates.
  • Why does HIV Pose a Greater Threat to Women’s Hearts?
    05-16-2018While men living with HIV are 1.5 times more likely to have a heart attack than HIV-negative men, that risk doubles when comparing women living with HIV to thei…
  • Save the Date: National Women’s Health Week 2018
    05-10-2018The 19th annual National Women's Health Week (NWHW) begins on Mother's Day, May 13, and continues through May 19, 2018. The U.S. Department of Health an…
  • HIV Prevention Starts With Me (and You)
    03-09-2018We have seen tremendous improvements in HIV treatment and prevention over the past few decades. While we want to celebrate this progress, we also need to discus…
  • NIH’s Dr. Gina Brown on Highlights of Research on Women & HIV from CROI 2018
    03-09-2018As we prepare to observe National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) on March 10, we wanted to share this video of our recent conversation with NI…
  • International Women’s Day: Empowering Girls to Write Their Own AIDS-Free Future
    03-08-2018Dana*, an 11-year-old living in Kenya with her widowed mother and four siblings, was 9 years old when a male neighbor lured her into his house with the promise.…
  • Say It Digitally: HIV Prevention Starts with Me
    03-07-2018To foster communication for the March 10th observance National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, (NWGHAAD). HIV.gov has rounded up a selection of digital.…
  • More HIV Research Highlights from CROI 2018 (Videos)
    03-07-2018Our coverage from the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston continued yesterday with three interviews with Federal HIV l…
  • High Uptake and Use of Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention Observed in Open-Label Study
    03-06-2018Nearly 90 percent of participants in an open-label study of a vaginal ring infused with a drug to prevent HIV are using the monthly ring at least some of the ti…
  • HIV Research Highlights from First Day of CROI 2018 (Video)
    03-06-2018Advances in HIV research are being shared this week at the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston, and HIV.gov is here sh…
  • Risk of Acquiring HIV Increases During and After Pregnancy, Research Suggests
    03-05-2018A woman’s risk of acquiring HIV through sex with a male partner living with HIV increases during pregnancy and is highest during the postpartum period, ne…
  • Preparing for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    03-01-2018National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is coming up on March 10. We observe NWGHAAD each year to highlight the...
  • #PEPFAR15: 15 Years of Saving Lives through American Generosity and Partnerships
    02-08-2018Under the leadership of President Donald Trump, and thanks to the generosity of the American people, 13 high-HIV-burden countries are now poised to achieve epid…
  • HIV in the African American Community: Progress, But Our Work Is Far From Over
    02-07-2018We have made great progress in the fight against HIV in the United States. Annual HIV infections and diagnoses have declined in r...
  • Ryan White and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    02-02-2018Individuals who get their HIV/AIDS care from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) have low incomes, little to no health coverage, but relatively high rates o…