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Highlights from CROI 2012

Research | March 6, 2012 Read the full post
Ronald Validserri

The 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections  (CROI) officially opened in Seattle on Monday afternoon, March 5th. Over 4,200 researchers, providers, community leaders, and advocates from 83 countries gathered at the Washington State Convention Center to hear the opening…

Iris House: Reaching Women and Girls with a New Media Strategy

New Media | March 6, 2012 Read the full post
Ingrid Floyd

Saturday, March 10 is National HIV/AIDS Women and Girls Awareness Day. We asked Ingrid Floyd, Executive Director of Iris House , to share how they are using new media to reach women and girls. Iris House was established in 1993…

Advances in Science Advance the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Research | March 1, 2012 Read the full post
Ronald Valdiserri

The President has committed to supporting a National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) that is “grounded in the best science.” Scientific research efforts have greatly expanded our understanding of HIV/AIDS and produced a large number of critical tools and interventions to help…

Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders

SAMHSA Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders

Our colleagues at SAMHSA have just released a new Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP), Addressing Viral Hepatitis in People With Substance Use Disorders. This is an important and helpful step toward achieving the fifth goal of the Action Plan for the…

Extending the Reach of AIDS 2012 Through Conference Hubs

AIDS2012 Hub in a Box

With the return of the conference to the U.S., organizers are expecting a larger than usual American delegation at AIDS 2012 . Even so, for many others who could benefit — including many state and local government employees and Federal…

Content Syndication: Amplifying Our Message

New Media | February 28, 2012 Read the full post
Susan Robinson, MS

The practice of syndicating content isn’t new, but certainly it’s an idea whose time has come. Communicators will tell you: if you want to extend the reach of your messages, make sure they are consistent – and repeat them often…

mHealth Innovation and Developers Challenges

New Media | February 27, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS.gov/Open

Mobile phones and devices are becoming increasingly integral to everything we do – banking, shopping, navigating, and learning have all gone mobile. With the rise of mobile tech, there is awesome opportunity to focus the attention of developers on health…

Reducing Viral Hepatitis Disparities Among African Americans

Ronald Valdiserri

As we observe African American History Month, we are also working to raise awareness of the silent epidemic of viral hepatitis in the Black community. You may have seen the blog post earlier this month by my colleague Dr. Nadine…