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Celebrating International Women’s Day by Investing in Women and Girls

Global | March 14, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Co-authored by Melanne Verveer,  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues. As we observe Women’s History Month throughout March, we celebrate the work pioneered by advocates, policymakers, and practitioners around the world to advance women’s rights. Promoting the rights of women and…

President Obama Announces Grant Colfax as New Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy

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Cross-posted from The White House Office of the Press Secretary

The following is from the White House Office of the Press Secretary – for immediate release March 14, 2012 Today, President Obama announced the appointment of one of the nation’s leading public health policy experts as the Director of the…

CDC Launches ‘Take Charge. Take the Test.

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Today (March 14), during the White House “Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women & Gender Related Health Disparities” event, the newly announced Office of National AIDS Policy Director Dr. Grant Colfax spoke to those gathered at the White House. During…

Commemorating National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

On Wednesday, March 14th at 8:30a.m. EST, please join the White House as we commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  This multi-agency event will discuss the intersection of HIV/AIDS, violence against women, and gender related health disparities. Speakers and…

Todd Park Named New U.S. Chief Technology Officer

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

I’m very excited that President Obama today is appointing Todd Park as the new U.S. Chief Technology Officer, with the important task of applying the newest technology and latest advances to make the Federal government work better for the American…

Lessons Learned from the 2012 Digital Health Communication Extravaganza

New Media | March 13, 2012 Read the full post
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The Digital Health Communication Extravaganza conference was held last month in Orlando, Florida, bringing together health and communications professionals from across the public, private and academic sector. Health communications was the focus of the conference with an emphasis on social…

Sharing Milestones Online

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As the AIDS.gov blog has often noted, in 2011 the world observed a profound milestone: the 30-year anniversary of the first reported cases of what came to be known as AIDS. To put this milestone in perspective, the journal AIDS…

PACHA Meeting Examines Women and HIV, Other Issues at Winter Meeting

Nancy Mahon

At the end of last month, the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) convened for its first meeting of 2012. It was my privilege to lead that meeting, my first as PACHA’s new chairperson. Our agenda was a very full…