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AIDS 2012 Lessons Continue to Resonate Across U.S.

Dr. Koh at AIDS 2012 Plenary

The AIDS 2012 conference organizers recently reminded us that many resources from the conference are now available online at the AIDS 2012 website . Whether you were able to in person in Washington, D.C. or not, you will find a wealth of information at your fingertips, including information from many of the sessions such as…

Twitter, and Mobile Technology, Take Off at AIDS 2012

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When the XIX International AIDS Conference drew to a close, #AIDS2012 had been tweeted 85,608 times over the course of the six-day conference – a ten-fold increase over AIDS 2010. With free WiFi available throughout the convention center, the increasing role of new media in health communications, and conference delegates making ample use of smartphones…

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Tiffany West Discuss Washington, DC’s Response to HIV/AIDS

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Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners while at AIDS 2012 last month, we have been sharing interviews over the past three weeks. This is our final interview in the series.   In the final of my series of conversations from AIDS 2012, I had an opportunity to sit…

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Kathie Hiers Discuss HIV/AIDS in the South

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Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners on so many important issues while at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012) last month, we are continuing to bring you interviews this week. During AIDS 2012 late last month, I had an opportunity to sit down with Ms. Kathie…

CDC Releases Demographic Analysis of HIV Treatment Cascade at AIDS 2012

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At the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012 ) last week, CDC released important information that helps us look more closely at the HIV treatment cascade. Their national analysis is the first to examine the proportion of persons engaged in the stages of HIV care by race/ethnicity, gender, age, and risk factor. This information helps…

White House Releases National HIV/AIDS Strategy Progress Update

National HIV/AIDS Strategy Update Report

This week the White House released an update on federal efforts to implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in 2011 and 2012. The report provides an overview of the progress made on the implementation of the Strategy and an update on new activities taking place at the federal level. During the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS…

Social Media and Mobile @ AIDS 2012

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It was very exciting to see the presence of a number of social media and mobile sessions at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012 ) last week in Washington, DC. Patricia Mechael (@PattyMechael), one of the presenters at those sessions, noted that HIV/AIDS was one of the first areas to leverage mobile technology…

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Terrance Moore on Addressing HIV Disparities Among Black Gay & Bisexual Men

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Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners on so many important issues while at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012) last week, we’ll continue bringing you interviews this week and next. In this conversation from AIDS 2012, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases…