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Celebrating Community Health Centers

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Health Center Week

This week, we join our colleagues across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in celebrating the work of the HHS-supported community health centers during National Health Center Week. The centers provide preventive and primary care services to more than 20 million Americans every year and are important partners in implementing the National HIV/AIDS…

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…

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Gina Brown on Women’s HIV Research

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Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners while at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012 ) in July, we are continuing to bring you interviews on a host of important issues. During the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012 ) last month, I had an opportunity to…

Secretary Sebelius Approves Indicators for Monitoring HHS-Funded HIV Services

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Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius recently approved the use of seven common core indicators for monitoring HHS-funded HIV prevention, treatment, and care services. What are these indicators and what are the next steps in this effort? Last month, we reported that the Secretary had directed leaders of HIV/AIDS services programs within the…

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…

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…

Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh Addresses AIDS 2012

Dr. Howard Koh

During today’s AIDS 2012 plenary session, Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh, MD, MPH, discussed development and implementation of the United States’ first-ever comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Dr. Koh provided an overview of the Strategy’s three goals and shared brief examples of how the U.S. is working to achieve them. “As we build on the…

Secretary Sebelius Addresses Opening Session of AIDS 2012

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Tonight in Washington, DC, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addressed the opening session of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). “This week is a chance for each of us to arm ourselves with the latest science, to trade best practices, to learn from each other, and then go back to our communities…