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Don’t Get Left Behind: New Scientific Findings To Be Presented At CROI 2017

Get ready for it. Next week, there will be a flood of new HIV data being released at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), and AIDS.gov will be there to bring you the highlights. I’m sure that most of you already know that CROI is one of the most important scientific meetings…

New Options Available To Visualize CDC Data

CDC’s surveillance systems track HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB. Getting this information to those who need it most in an accessible, usable, and meaningful format is a primary goal for CDC. The launch of Atlas in 2012 made this a reality with an online resource that gave users tools to create customized tables,…

HIV Diagnoses Have Decreased In The African American Community; Prevention And Care Necessary To Continue The Decline

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), held every year on February 7, has for 17 years been a time to encourage HIV prevention, testing, and access to care and treatment in the African American community. This year, it is a testament to public health and a strong community that the numbers of HIV and AIDS…

New Digital Storytelling Resources from Greater Than AIDS: We Are Family

In case you missed it! Last week, AIDS.gov posted a blog with digital resources usable for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7). Today, we would like to share some additional video resources , brand-new from Greater Than AIDS “We Are Family” campaign . Deondre Moore and his mother Kathy share their powerful story of…

Remembering Corey Dubin

It is with great sadness that we recognize the loss of our colleague Corey Dubin, who was an advocate for people with hemophilia living with HIV. In the early days of the epidemic, Corey contracted HIV and hepatitis C through infected blood products he used to control his hemophilia. In response, he made it his…

Ready for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day? Digital Communication Resources

Tuesday, February 7, is the 18th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). The Strategic Leadership Council, a community-led group that sets the direction for NBHAAD , announced that this year’s theme is “I Am My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper. Fight HIV/AIDS!” It’s a call to action for all of us. We’ve put…

HIV Care For Rural Veterans

VA researcher working to improve HIV care for rural Veterans Telehealth option connects rural Veterans with HIV specialists WASHINGTON – Dr. Michael Ohl  of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Iowa City VA Health Care System is creating a model titled Telehealth Collaborative Care to improve the quality of care for Veterans who live far…

Updated National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017 – 2020 Released

Summary: The National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017 – 2020 has been released If you haven’t already seen it, we want to encourage you to take some time to learn about the National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017-2020 (Action Plan). The updated Action Plan represents a new phase and is the nation’s roadmap for addressing viral…