What is the National HIV/AIDS Strategy?
On July 13, 2010 the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). This ambitious plan is the nation's first-ever comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS roadmap with clear and measurable targets to be achieved by 2015.
Developing the Strategy
Learn about the creation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and how it moved from idea to reality.
Releasing the Strategy
Read about the Strategy's release on July 13, 2010 and the President's goals from day one.
Vision for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
The United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare and when they do occur, every person regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or socio-economic circumstance, will have unfettered access to high quality, life-extending care, free from stigma and discrimination.
Goals for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
1. Reduce new HIV infections
- Lower the annual number of new infections by 25%
- Reduce HIV transmission by 30%
- Increase the percentage of people living with HIV who know their serostatus from 79% to 90%
2. Increase access to care and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV
- Increase the proportion of newly diagnosed patients linked to clinical care from 65% to 85%
- Increase the proportion of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program clients who are in continuous care from 73% to 80%
- Increase the number of Ryan White clients with permanent housing from 82% to 86%
3. Reduce HIV-related health disparities
- Improve access to prevention and care services for all Americans
- Increase the proportion of HIV-diagnosed gay and bisexual men with undetectable viral load by 20%
- Increase the proportion of HIV-diagnosed Blacks with undetectable viral load by 20%
- Increase the proportion of HIV-diagnosed Latinos with undetectable viral load by 20%
NHAS Blog Posts
Read more blog posts about the NHAS.