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FY11 Awards Made Under the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund

SMAIF FY10-FY11 comparison by Activity Type

In a post last month, Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, provided an overview of the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) and highlighted the changes that were made this year to bring it into better…

A Box of Tools for National HIV Testing Day 2011

New Media | June 21, 2011 Read the full post
NHTD toolbox

Co-authored by Deb LeBel, Partnerships Specialist, AIDS.gov

This is the season for toolboxes. Sunday was Father’s Day – and tools are a popular gift for dads. Summer is the time when many of us pull out our toolboxes to work on home improvement or hobby projects.

So that got us thinking about the “tools” we have in our HIV prevention

Veterans’ Stories: The VA and 30 Years of AIDS

Don't forget the chapter on AIDS

Did you know that the Veterans Health Administration is the largest single provider of HIV care in the United States, providing care for more than 24,000 Veterans living with HIV in 2010? The VA has been and remains an integral…

Secretary Clinton Highlights U.S. Partnership in Fighting AIDS

Global | June 17, 2011 Read the full post
Clinton in Tanzania
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

Following last week’s United Nations High-Level Meeting on AIDS, I had the pleasure of joining Secretary Clinton on her visits to Zambia and Tanzania. During visits to sites supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Secretary…

National HIV Testing Day TwitterViews

New Media | June 14, 2011 Read the full post
Twitter bird

New media has become a crucial tool for relaying health information, sharing resources, developing and maintaining partnerships, promoting events and building community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), AIDS.gov and other Federal partners have taken great strides in…

HRSA Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

HRSA Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

Thanks to advances in detection and treatment, more people are living longer with HIV – but with increased life expectancy comes more complex care. In light of rapidly changing conditions in HIV care, HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau has developed the Guide…

A Bold New Plan To Eliminate Pediatric HIV Transmission and Keep Mothers Alive

Global | June 9, 2011 Read the full post
blog.aids.gov
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

Today, I was proud to participate in an historic moment in the global HIV response. Standing with former President Bill Clinton, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and many others, we joined forces toward an ambitious, yet achievable, goal — ending…

FDA and FTC Act to Remove Fraudulent HIV and STD Products from the Market

STDTreatments

Last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a joint effort to remove products from the market that make unproven claims to treat, cure, and prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV/AIDS….