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Digital Communication for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2016

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Each national health observance offers another opportunity to promote messages about HIV prevention, care, treatment, and research and to encourage personal action. For National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) – September 27 – we have assembled digital communication assets you can use across social media platforms. HIV Services Locator The AIDS.gov HIV Testing Sites…

8 Facebook Lives from USCA: Get Them All Right Here

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At the recently-concluded U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) in Hollywood, Florida, we used Facebook Live to bring you conversations in real time with federal and community leaders discussing the latest developments and cutting-edge tools in the response to the HIV epidemic. Our Facebook Live conversations covered a wide range of topics, ranging from the implications…

Talking HIV and Aging with Digital Resources #NHAAD

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Today is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD). Michelle Scavnicky of The AIDS Institute and her colleagues are the leaders in planning for this observance. We asked Michelle about how she sees digital tools supporting this year’s observance. She told us: “Today, digital tools, including social media, enable local organizers to showcase and promote…

REPRIEVE Trial To Host Second Twitter Chat, #HIVAgingChat

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Thanks to advances in effective HIV treatment, people living with HIV have the potential to live a nearly normal lifespan. In addition, more people living with HIV are receiving treatment earlier, which allows them to live longer, healthier lives. This means that the number of older adults living with HIV is increasing. HIV awareness, prevention,…

#2016USCA: Friend, Follow, and Engage with AIDS.gov

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The AIDS.gov team is looking forward to supporting the 20th year celebration of the U.S. Conference on AIDS  (#2016USCA ). As one of our program goals is to use digital technology to amplify HIV resources anytime and anywhere, our digital activities will keep you engaged in the USCA conversation, whether you’re at the conference or not….

Promote your event on Facebook to increase attendance, buzz, and visibility

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Are you using Facebook to spread the word about your special events? Whether it’s a National HIV Testing Day event, a World AIDS Day vigil, or your annual fundraiser, Facebook can be an effective way to increase exposure, engagement, and registrations for your event. “We create a Facebook page for each event and share it…

LIVE from Facebook, It’s AIDS.gov! Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

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Since 2007, AIDS.gov has been producing video blog interviews with federal and community thought leaders at conferences and meetings in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about managing production and handling the challenges of coordinating filming, editing, and posting videos across distances and time zones. But we always enjoy a new…

Facebook Live Conversations with HRSA Leaders about PLWH Leadership, Housing, and More from 2016 Ryan White Conference

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Federal HIV leaders from HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA/HAB) joined us to share highlights with us on Thursday, August 25, the third day of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment . HRSA’s Antigone Dempsey chatted with Douglas Brooks about the importance of public leadership by people living with HIV in our national…