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AIDSVu in 2015: Visualizing HIV with digital technologies to improve public health outcomes.

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Editor’s note – Over the past few years, AIDS.gov has asked AIDSVu to share its experiences with using digital tools to visualize the HIV epidemic.  Here is AIDSVu’s latest update: Over the past five years, AIDSVu has become a leading resource for visualizing the HIV epidemic at the national, state and local levels by synthesizing…

PCORI Announces $50 million in Hepatitis C Research Funding

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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) research recently received a significant boost with a commitment of up to $50 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute  (PCORI) for comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) studies on the best ways to diagnose and treat HCV infection.  PCORI posted application materials  earlier this month and announced a May…

Last chance for 2015 coverage

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There’s still time to enroll in a plan for 2015 that meets your needs and budget, but time is running out to apply. February 15 is your last chance to enroll for coverage in 2015. New to the Marketplace? Here are 3 ways to get started: Preview 2015 plans and prices before you apply. Apply…

Call for Abstracts: 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV Diagnosis, Prevention, and Access to Care

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The 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV Diagnosis, Prevention, and Access to Care is seeking abstract submissions. Scheduled for June 4-6, 2015 in Arlington, Virgini a, the mission of the Summit is to support improvement in HCV and HIV testing, prevention, and linkage to care in the United States. Participants from the nation’s public…

HRSA Funding Opportunity: Use of Social Media to Improve Engagement, Retention, and Health Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum

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Two new Funding Opportunity Announcements from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will support projects using social media to support engagement and retention in HIV care. Issued through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program’s Special Projects of National Significance, the FOAs seek applications for demonstration sites as well as an evaluation and technical assistance center…

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE FROM DR. TIMOTHY HARRISON ( Video)

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Editor’s Note: As we commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we reflect on some of the personal perspectives of those working to combat the epidemic. Today, we want to share with you Dr. Timothy Harrison’s personal story and his commitment to working to reduce the disparities across the HIV care continuum.  Many of our colleagues…

Celebrating Black Voices’ One Year Anniversary for NBHAAD

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As we commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, we are proud to mark the one-year anniversary of the AIDS.gov Black Voices blog. This blog series is part of a continuing effort to shed light on important social media and HIV-related topics for the community, by the community. In addition to reflecting on…

White House National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event Highlights Two New Initiatives

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Two new initiatives focused on addressing the disproportionate impact of HIV among African Americans were among the issues highlighted during a roundtable discussion held this week by the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).  ONAP Director Mr. Douglas Brooks, MSW, convened the February 4 gathering of federal colleagues and community leaders to mark…