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HIV Vaccine Research: Update from NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach from 2nd Day of AIDS 2016

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As the second day of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) came to a close in Durban, South Africa, we caught up with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach again via Facebook Live to get his thoughts on some of the day’s highlights. He is Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and…

HRSA’s Macrae and Robinson Discuss What Has Struck Them at AIDS 2016

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During the second day of the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa, we met up with HRSA leaders Jim Macrae and Letitia Robinson at the U.S. government booth.  Mr. Macrae is HRSA’s Acting Administrator and Dr. Robinson is Senior Advisor at HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau. HRSA administers programs engaged in both the domestic…

Dr. Fauci and Dr. Wolitski Discuss Highlights of AIDS 2016

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During the second day of sessions at the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South Africa, AIDS.gov did a Facebook Live session with Dr. Tony Fauci of NIH and Dr. Rich Wolitski of HHS at the U.S. government exhibit booth. Dr. Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases…

Peace Corps’ Marie McLeod Shares Perspective from AIDS 2016

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During the Tuesday’s activities at AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa, we had a chance to speak with Marie McLeod, Director of Global Health and HIV Office at the Peace Corps. Peace Corps is among the federal agencies that supports the implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) with approximately 700 Peace…

NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Perspectives from First Day of AIDS 2016

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The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) opened in Durban, South Africa today. As we’ve done from other scientific conferences, we caught up with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), to get some highlights from the day. We did our first-ever Facebook…

Facebook Live From AIDS 2016 & More

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Facebook Live videos are real-time video posts on Facebook that allow your followers to watch your live stream straight from your page, directly engage with you by answering questions, reading comments, and seeing FB reactions. Although live streaming options have been around for a while, Facebook has now made it easier to stream live on…

Visual Storytelling with Instagram

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Visual storytelling lets you build awareness, trust, and loyalty while engaging and expanding your audience. With 500 million active monthly users as of June 2016 , Instagram’s popularity proves how a “picture is worth a thousand words.” Eighty-seven percent of Instagram users are under age 34 . This image-sharing app has created opportunities to tell…

Reporting from AIDS 2016

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Next week, members of the global HIV community will convene in Durban, South Africa for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) and AIDS.gov will be there to share highlights. More than 18,000 people – scientists, public health experts, policy makers and members of the HIV-affected community – from across the globe are expected to…