Trump’s Plan To Stop HIV transmission In The US By 2030

February 13, 2019
Download as PDF Single Release RSS Feed
Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Email

In his 2019 State of the Union address, US President Donald Trump has announced a plan set to eliminate HIV transmission in the US by 2030. This has been so far viewed as a highlight of his State of the Union address.

"In recent years, we have made remarkable progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Scientific breakthroughs have brought a once-distant dream within reach. My budget will ask Democrats and Republicans to make the needed commitment to eliminate the HIV epidemic in the United States within 10 years. Together, we will defeat Aids in America and beyond,” Trump told the nation.

There are over 1 million people living with HIV in the United States with 40,000 new transmissions recorded every year. According to the president, the plan is aimed at reducing HIV transmission by 75% in the next 5 years and by 90% in the next 10 years. This is supposed to prevent over 250,000 new infections within this period. The plan includes the following measure: Diagnosing all people with HIV as early as possible, Rapidly treating the infection for sustained viral suppression, Protect people at risk of infection, Rapidly responding to growing HIV clusters.

This plan has been received well though there are skeptics when it comes to the feasibility of the plan due to logistics and resources. The assistant secretary for health at the HHS, Dr. Brett Giroir said that there will be sufficient funds for the HIV/AIDS plan announced by President Trump.

“We are not able to provide specific budget numbers at this time. ... But we are highly confident that the resources being provided in 2020 are sufficient to support this very aggressive program. In my mind, the program has already started. We have been working together for months putting this together. I've already addressed the American Public Health Association and received tremendous support and collaboration already this morning. So while the proposal will roll out increased resources in 2020, all of our individual agencies are already working on this," Giroir said.

Meet Positives CEO, Jack Lombardi said, “It is a great plan to have measures aimed at reducing or eliminating the transmission of HIV by 2030. There is so much that goes into stopping new infections. Matching hiv-positive members is a sure way to impact HIV Transmissions.”



SOURCE: Press Advantage [Link]

Download as PDF Single Release RSS Feed
Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Email

About Meetpositives.com:

Meet Positive is an alternative to dating and a second chance for positive singles who live with a sexually transmitted disease.

Contact Meetpositives.com:

Jack Lombardi
Herpes dating website for people with herpes. Meet positive singles
(855) 747-2031

Social Media:

Additional News Releases From Meetpositives.com:

April 18, 2019Police Arrest Frederick Man For Knowingly Transfwring HIV To Women He Met Online

April 17, 2019Meet Positives Uses PG Dating Pro Software To Deliver A Seamless Browsing Experience

April 12, 2019Online Dating Site Connects People With Herpes And Other STDs

April 08, 2019Chicago Website Design SEO Company Offers Lead Generation Services For Small Business Marketing

April 04, 2019Dating Site Expands Offerings For Those With Herpes

March 29, 2019Meetpositives.com Brings New Hope To Those Dating With Herpes

March 27, 2019Meet Positives Announces Genital Herpes On The Rise Among Women

February 19, 2019Genital Herpes On The Rise Among Women, Notes Dating Website

February 13, 2019New California Bill Takes Knowingly Exposing Others To HIV Out Of Class B Felony

Website Preview: