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Timothy Harrison, PhD

Senior Policy Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Regional HIV/AIDS Resource Coordinators, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Webinar Highlights: Improving Health Outcomes for Black MSM Along the HIV Care Continuum

Timothy Harrison

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The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) recently hosted a webinar to foster continued dialogue among diverse stakeholders about challenges, opportunities, and emerging promising practices related to addressing the disparate HIV-related health outcomes experienced by black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). The June 25 webinar highlighted…

Organizations Work to Reduce HIV/AIDS among African American Women and Latinas

The Strategy in Action. Communities respond to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

One of the key goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy is to reduce HIV-related health disparities, including those experienced by African American and Latina women who are disproportionately affected at all stages of HIV infection compared to women of other races/ethnicities. Despite an encouraging decrease in new HIV infections among black women (21% between 2008…

Sharpening Our Focus on Black MSM Vital to Meeting National Goals

CDC Pie Chart

As we observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) 2014, we are reminded that African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV/AIDS in the United States. Among African Americans, gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (Black MSM) are especially hard hit, representing more than half of all estimated new HIV infections…

More Regional Summits on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation

The Strategy in Action. Communities respond to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

HHS regional offices have continued to support regional and local conversations about implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) in recent months. Meetings convened by Department of Health and Human Services’ regional offices are part of ongoing efforts to work toward the National HIV/AIDS Strategy’s (NHAS) goal of achieving a more coordinated national response to…

Strategy in Action: Regional Summits on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation

HHS Region Map

As part of ongoing efforts to work toward the National HIV/AIDS Strategy’s (NHAS) goal of achieving a more coordinated national response to the epidemic, over the past two months six of the 10 Department of Health and Human Services regional offices have convened NHAS Summits to discuss progress in implementing the Strategy and to identify…