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Open for Questions: 30 Years of AIDS

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

On Wednesday June 1, 2011 at 3 p.m. EDT, Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin, Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy Jeffrey Crowley and Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and…

My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate

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

Last week, I wrote about my attendance at the PEPFAR annual meeting in South Africa, the country that has more people living with HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world.  After this meeting, I visited the…

The AETC Network Responds to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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The AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC ) are working in a number of ways to support the goals set out in the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The AETC Program, administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS…

HIV/AIDS Faith Evening Webinar – May 26th at 5:00 p.m. ET

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The HHS Partnership Center and White House Office for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships are hosting an evening HIV/AIDS webcast, live from the White House this Thursday at 5:00 p.m. ET. This event provides an opportunity for your congregation or community organization…

FDA Approves Second New Treatment for Hepatitis C

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On May 23, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of telaprevir for the treatment of chronic viral hepatitis C. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic viral hepatitis C affects 3.2 million…

What games are you playing?

New Media | May 24, 2011 Read the full post
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Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, AIDS.gov Technical Deputy

Games present opportunities to use technology to address public health problems by building on the emergent experience of gaming and the peer influence that social games present. To further our understanding of the role games can and do play to improve health outcomes, we attended the 7th Annual Games for Health Conference. We joined hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and researchers from across the country and were encouraged by what we heard in the HIV/AIDS space, and beyond.

Resource to Help in Addressing HIV Among Latino Gay Men

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A new report [pdf] from the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) provides insights on the HIV/AIDS crisis among Latino gay men in the United States. Designed to assist and inform effective Federal, state and local public…

Upcoming Event: NIH’s Dr. Fauci’s Talk “Thirty Years of HIV/AIDS: A Personal Journey”

Dr. Anthony Fauci

June 5, 2011 will mark 30 years since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the U.S. On Tuesday, May 31, at 2pm ET, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at…