Commentary: thirty years of AIDS in America: a story of infinite hope.

@article{Valdiserri2011CommentaryTY,
  title={Commentary: thirty years of AIDS in America: a story of infinite hope.},
  author={Ronald O Valdiserri},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={479-94}
}
The year 2011 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the first case reports in the United States of what we now know to be end-stage HIV disease. This chronological milestone provides an opportunity to reflect upon the changing context of the American HIV/AIDS epidemic. Using two seminal documents as a framework, the 1986 Institute of Medicine Report, "Confronting AIDS," and the 2010 National HIV/AIDS Strategy, this descriptive analysis details our accomplishments in addressing the domestic U.S… CONTINUE READING