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Conversations with The 2013 U.S. Conference on AIDS

Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP), talked with Mr. Paul Kawata, Executive Director of the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Exit Disclaimer, about the upcoming annual U.S. Conference on AIDS Exit Disclaimer (USCA). NMAC convenes USCA, which will take place from September 8-11. Watch their conversation below to learn more.

This year, USCA will focus on two major themes: the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) and the need to improve the continuum of HIV care Exit Disclaimer. The conference will also devote special attention to HIV/AIDS in the southern region of the U.S.

USCA brings together service providers, healthcare professionals, advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS, and policymakers to “build national support networks, exchange the latest information, and learn cutting-edge tools to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.” The issues of the continuum of HIV care and ACA are critical and support the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

For more information on the conference, visit Exit Disclaimer and follow #USCA2013 Exit Disclaimer on Twitter.