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Addressing Language Barriers Through New Media

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A recent blog post talked about AIDSinfo, the National Library of Medicine’s online resource recently released as a mobile app. At the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health (OMH) we have another useful new media tool—a translation widget (English-Spanish) of common HIV/AIDS-related terminology.

Doing More With Less

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The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Note from Miguel Gomez, AIDS.gov Director: This week we are pleased to share a post from one of our many partners — The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria (GBC) , on an initiative to bring HIV testing information to millions for World AIDS Day and beyond. Read on to find out what…

Back to Basics: Using AIDS.gov Resources for Your World AIDS Day Event

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Last week we shared some materials to help you plan a Facing AIDS photo event in your community for World AIDS Day, December 1. This week, we want to point you to some additional and more general World AIDS Day event planning resources. Our World AIDS Day page has lots of resources now, and we’ll…

Action Across the Sectors: Highlights from National HIV Testing Day 2010

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June 26 - National HIV Testing Day

Each year I am honored to see all the ways individuals and groups take action for National HIV Testing Day (June 27) — from conversations with loved ones, to getting tested, to attending or organizing local HIV testing events, to hosting press conferences, to convening online events. This year, I was particularly excited to see…

Search and Share: Taking Action with One Simple Tool for National HIV Testing Day

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National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)— June 27— is less than a week away and it’s not too late to take action. As we heard last week from NASTAD’s Murray Penner, NHTD is a powerful opportunity to promote testing and increase HIV awareness throughout the year. One simple thing we’ve asked our colleagues to do for…

Gearing up for National HIV Testing Day (June 27): Check Out The HIV Prevention and Service Widget

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Find HIV/AIDSPrevention & ServiceProviders GO Enter your location, such as: “Washington, DC”, or “20002”. For more information on this widget, please visit AIDS.gov. Please contact contact@aids.gov with any comments or concerns. It’s June 1st and we’re gearing up for National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) later this month on June 27. This year, and every year,…

Widget Update: AIDS Institute’s Clinical Education Initiative

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New York State AIDS Clock

Every hour and 50 minutes a New Yorker is infected with HIV.  In an effort to avert further HIV infections the AIDS Institute’s Clinical Education Initiative’s PEP Center developed the CEI Widget . This CEI Widget educates health care providers about Acute HIV infection, Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Hepatitis B&C guidelines. The widget technology…

Widgets in Action

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The New York State AIDS Institute created a widget to link over 200 New York emergency room departments to HIV/AIDS information . Doctors can use this “one-stop shop” approach to better assess and treat patients exposed to HIV. Since widgets continually update with the most current medical recommendations, they can be both efficient and effective…