HHS Secretary, Department Leaders Attend HIV Meeting at NIH
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited NIH for the HHS Global-Domestic HIV Meeting: Successes and Challenges Reaching the 95-95-95 Goals. Held June 26 in Bldg. 45's Kirschstein Auditorium, the day-long meeting gathered department leaders to share ideas about common challenges in the HIV response; exchange lessons learned in HIV policy, program, implementation and research across the global and domestic experiences; and create recommendations for further collaboration across HHS. NIH director Dr. Francis Collins opened the meeting with welcoming remarks. Azar discussed the President’s initiative, Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.
Later, a panel featuring representatives from HHS agencies offered an opportunity for each to highlight contributions and areas of expertise in ending the HIV epidemic, both domestically and globally.