Using Twitter at the HIV Prevention Leadership Summit

Booth at NPIN conference

At CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN), we have embraced social media as a key tool in developing and maintaining strong partnerships. As a CDC project whose purpose includes HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STD, and tuberculosis informational support to prevention partners, stakeholders, and other constituents, we realize the benefits of sharing key messages, new resources, and…

Social Media: Going Viral Against HIV and STIs

Social Media. Going viral Against HIV and STIs

The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, in partnership with and the New York State Clinical Education Initiative , is hosting Social Media: Going Viral Against HIV and STIs tomorrow, December 7, 2010, at New York University’s Kimmel Center . Improved integration of social media in HIV and STI prevention and care…

Lessons for the mHealth HIV Community


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Gwynne Kostin

At last week’s mHealth Summit , we had the opportunity to connect with many of our Federal and community partners about how to leverage the mobile web to improve health outcomes (check out the Summit’s YouTube Channel to watch videos of several of the keynotes). We heard from leading experts, industry leaders, and Federal colleagues…

mHealth Summit starts today

mHealth Summit. Research, Technology, Policy

Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, Web Developer The 2010 mHealth Summit started today and is looking forward to exploring ways mobile technology can improve domestic HIV programs serving minority and other communities most at-risk for, or living with, HIV. In addition to hearing about the future of mobile from keynote speakers, Bill Gates, Aneesh…

U.S. Conference on AIDS 2010 Wrap Up

We’re back from the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) that was held last week in Orlando, Florida. Sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), USCA is the largest HIV/AIDS conference in the country and brings together leaders from across the U.S. to address issues that face us all. From the opening plenary, focused…

U.S. Conference on AIDS and the Implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Dr. Howard Koh

I was honored to attend this year’s United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) and present at the closing session. In addition to speaking at that event, I was able to meet one-on-one with a number of conference participants. I had the pleasure to talk with executive directors, advocates, health department staff, people living with HIV/AIDS,…

Remarks and Video from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the U.S. Conference on AIDS 2010

Today is the second day of the U.S. Conference on AIDS and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at the lunch-time plenary session. In her speech, Secretary Sebelius talked about the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and HHS’ plans to concentrate funding in the communities most at-risk for HIV. She said, “If you’re a white, heterosexual woman like… at the U.S. Conference on AIDS 2010: A Sneak-Preview


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Co-authored by Jennie Anderson, Communications Director Later this week, we’ll be attending the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) the largest AIDS-related gathering in the U.S. As you may remember, in November we posted some highlights from USCA 2009. In this post, we’ll give you a sneak-preview of what’s coming up at USCA 2010 and…