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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…

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…

Health care law gives women control over their care, offers free preventive services to 47 million women

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Forty-seven million women are getting greater control over their health care and access to eight new prevention-related health care services without paying more out of their own pocket beginning Aug. 1, 2012, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. Previously some insurance companies did not cover these preventive services for women at…

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…

HIV/AIDS in the Nation’s Capitol

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On Tuesday, Whitman Walker Health Center of Washington, DC, hosted “Return to Lisner: A Forum on HIV/AIDS” to discuss the current state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The event marked the 29th anniversary of DC’s first HIV/AIDS forum at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium. Jeanne White-Ginder, the mother of Ryan White, an Indiana teenager who died…