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The Voices of Non-Profits: AIDS.gov at the National Technology Conference

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We attended the 2010 National Technology Conference (NTC) sponsored by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) last week, along with hundreds of nonprofit organizations from across the country. We heard from a diverse group of presenters and attendees, ranging from Andrew Sullivan’s keynote presentation about blogging for the Atlantic, to Impact Games’ Asi Burak’s talk about…

Medicare Expands Coverage for Treating Facial Lipodystrophy Syndrome in People Living With HIV

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a press release to announce its decision to cover facial injections for Medicare beneficiaries who experience symptoms of depression due to the stigmatizing appearance of severely hollowed cheeks resulting from the drug treatment for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The decision, that was announced on…

Goals of a Social Networking Symposium for NIH Staff

STEP: Staff Training in Extramural Programs

AIDS.gov note: Earlier this month, AIDS.gov presented an overview on using new and social media to approximately 400 Federal staff from the National Institutes of Health. (The session was offered both live and via webcast.) We applaud NIH’s commitment to providing ongoing educational opportunities for their staff. Megan Morena, Janice Nall, Miguel Gomez To learn…

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s Statement for National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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As we mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, this Saturday. March 20th is the fourth National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Below are excerpts from a statement by Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, on National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. To read the entire statement, visit…

What is the United State’s Plan to Respond to HIV on the Home Front? National AIDS Strategy Public Meeting

National HIVAIDS Strategy Public Meeting

On Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 2 pm, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) and HHS will provide an update on the framework for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) and provide an opportunity for participants to meet the Federal HIV/AIDS Interagency Working Group. This group is made up of representatives from agencies…

Stay Connected to Research and Events at the 2010 CROI Conference

17th Conference on Retroviral and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

The 17th Conference on Retroviral and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together researchers from across the globe working to understand, prevent, and treat HIV/AIDS. The annual conference will be held next week (February 16-19) in San Francisco and they will be using new media to help conference participants and the general public stay connected to the…

Obesity Among People Living with HIV

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In the U.S., as we move into the holiday season there is often increased reporting on obesity. AIDS.gov asked Dr. Nancy F. Crum-Cianflone, a Research Physician with the Naval Medical Center San Diego, to provide us information on her new study of obesity in HIV-infected persons. Research has shown, HIV-infected persons are now are increasingly…

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci’s Statement for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Dr. Anthony Fauci

Last Sunday, September 27, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, released a statement to acknowledge National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and research issues impacting gay men. To read the entire statement, visit the NIAID website. Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director of NIAID Gay…

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