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HOPWA Formula Modernization Reflects Current HIV Trends

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Director’s Note from Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., Director, HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy: We know that people living with HIV who have unstable housing have poorer health outcomes and are at greater risk for transmitting HIV. I conducted research on this very issue while I was at CDC, and these findings have been…

Why National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day Matters to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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Summary: October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day. National Hispanic Heritage Month, which spans September 15 to October 15, is a time for our country to celebrate the rich history and cultural contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. As this month comes to a close…

Examples of How You’re Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in Your Communities

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Summary: Check out this blog to see examples of community actions that were highlighted at our USCA session. For the last month, we’ve called for your stories about how those of you outside the Federal government —as people living with HIV, service providers, health department staff, advocates, and others—are applying the National HIV/AIDS Strategy to…

Recognizing HIV and Aging in America

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Summary: Dr. Lansky outlines some resources and Federal actions outlined in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy related to HIV and aging. Yesterday [September 18], we observed National HIV & Aging Awareness Day. People aged 50 years and older comprise 42% of all persons living with diagnosed HIV infection and about one in six new HIV diagnoses. As noted…

2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment: Day One Recap

81% of RWAP clients are virally supressed

More than 2,400 HIV care and treatment leaders, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, stakeholders, and those on the front lines providing direct care to people living with HIV convened in Washington, DC yesterday for the kickoff of the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment.  The theme for this year’s Health Resources…

On the Horizon

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Summary: Find out what’s going on with ONAP in the next few months — and how you can contribute! The next few months are an important time for our community to gather, reflect on the progress of recent years, and continue moving forward. With many opportunities to connect, ONAP will continue to emphasize the National…

The White House – New Release: Data on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Indicators

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Summary: On the anniversary of our National HIV/AIDS Strategy, ONAP is releasing the latest available data on the Strategy’s indicators of progress. Summary of New Data Today, on the anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, ONAP is releasing an updated version of the Indicator Supplement [PDF 481 KB], which outlines everything you want to know…

HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Report on National HIV/AIDS Compliance Review Initiative

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“To be free of discrimination on the basis of HIV status is both a human and a civil right. Vigorous enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act, . . . the Rehabilitation Act, and other civil rights laws is vital to establishing an environment where people will feel safe in getting tested and seeking treatment.”…