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Facebook Live From AIDS 2016 & More

New Media | July 15, 2016 Read the full post
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Facebook Live videos are real-time video posts on Facebook that allow your followers to watch your live stream straight from your page, directly engage with you by answering questions, reading comments, and seeing FB reactions. Although live streaming options have…

NIH Expands Investment in HIV Cure Research

Research | July 14, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from NIAID Newsroom

Six Research Teams to Lead Collaborative Investigations Worldwide The National Institutes of Health has awarded approximately $30 million in annual funding over the next five years to six research collaborations working to advance basic medical science toward an HIV cure….

President Obama Writes on Health Care Progress in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Chart: Under the Affordable Care Act, We’ve Cut The Uninsured Rate to Historic Lows. Percent of population without health insurance in 1965 when Medicare and Medicaid were create was 22%. It drop to a rate of 12% in about 1974 and climbed back up until 1995. Then it leveled off until the ACA 1st Open Enrollment and in 2015 it is 9.1%.
Cross-posted from The Whitehouse Blog

Summary: Yesterday, President Obama authored a paper in the nation’s leading medical journal on how the Affordable Care Act has substantially improved our health care system.  President Obama laid out the progress we’ve made on health care in the latest…

HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Report on National HIV/AIDS Compliance Review Initiative

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“To be free of discrimination on the basis of HIV status is both a human and a civil right. Vigorous enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act, . . . the Rehabilitation Act, and other civil rights laws is vital…

July Update from ONAP: Our National Strategy and Road to Durban

Dr. Amy Lansky
Cross-posted from White House Blog

Summary: Get a sneak peak at ONAP’s thoughts on AIDS 2016 in Durban and the upcoming anniversary of the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy. Nearly a year ago, July 30, 2015, we released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020, which is…

Come Chat about HIV/AIDS and Affordable Care Act!

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Cross-posted from NMAC

NMAC, together with Altarum, has united with several community colleagues and to highlight the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on people living with HIV/AIDS. We are well into the 6th year of the ACA, and the Act…

Visual Storytelling with Instagram

New Media | July 12, 2016 Read the full post
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Visual storytelling lets you build awareness, trust, and loyalty while engaging and expanding your audience. With 500 million active monthly users as of June 2016 , Instagram’s popularity proves how a “picture is worth a thousand words.” Eighty-seven percent of…

Reporting from AIDS 2016

AIDS 2016 Durban, South Africa July 18-22, 2015 #AIDS2015 @AIDS_conference

Next week, members of the global HIV community will convene in Durban, South Africa for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) and will be there to share highlights. More than 18,000 people – scientists, public health experts, policy…