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Institute of Medicine Releases Report on Monitoring HIV Care in the United States

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Yesterday, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a long-awaited report commissioned by the Office of National AIDS Policy back in 2010. IOM was tasked with recommending a list of essential indicators that can be standardized across various databases to provide…

Looking to AIDS 2012: Turning the Tide Together

Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Ambassador at Large

For the first time in over 20 years, the biannual International AIDS Conference will be hosted on American soil. From July 22-27, AIDS 2012 will convene scientists, health professionals, policy makers and those affected by AIDS in Washington, D.C. to…

Pinterest: Visualizing our Aspirations for the HIV Community

New Media | March 15, 2012 Read the full post
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This week we have a guest New Media post from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, one of our Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council Members. Pinterest is the newest wunderkind in the recent influx of social media tools. Facebook, Tumblr,…

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…