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Chemistry at the National HIV Prevention Conference Social Media Lab

New Media | August 17, 2011 Read the full post
Social Media Lab at National HIV Prevention Conference

Co-authored by Hadiza Buge, Web Content Manager, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Mindy Nichamin, New Media Coordinator, and the CDC hosted a social media lab with special sessions on using new media at the 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta, Georgia (follow the hashtag #2011NHPC to listen to the conversation). The lab was a place where people could stop by and get personalized technical assistance.

National HIV Prevention Conference – Highlights of Day 2

Richard Sorian

This is the second in our series of daily re-caps from the National HIV Prevention Conference underway now in Atlanta. This biennial meeting focuses exclusively on the full spectrum of HIV prevention, giving public health professionals, community organizations, clinicians, researchers,…

Announcing National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation Dialogues

silhoettes o fpeople talking

As we shared in our blog last month, significant progress has been made in implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (Strategy) in its first year. We are proud of the enthusiasm, support and contributions of our Federal partners, as well as…

National HIV Prevention Conference – Highlights of Day 1

Paul Kawata

With this post we launch a series of daily re-caps from the National HIV Prevention Conference underway now in Atlanta. More than 3,000 public health, medical and AIDS community leaders are gathered here to share the latest research and discuss…

We Want to Hear Your Stories About the National HIV/AIDS Strategy


As we join our partners across the nation in commencing the second year of collaboration to achieve the National HIV/AIDS Strategy’s goals and realize its vision, we want to hear from you! Through blog posts and in consultations and conversations with community…

Achieving the Goals of the NHAS for Women

Women supporting the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

One-fourth of Americans living with HIV are women. In the United States, the disease disproportionately impacts women of color: The HIV infection rate among Black women is 15 times that of white women and the rate among Hispanic women is…

Start Your HIV Prevention Planning for Adolescent Health with the New School Year

New Media | August 12, 2011 Read the full post
How young people learn about health issues

Don’t wait till spring! The beginning of a new school year presents a great opportunity to start thinking about integrating HIV prevention programming into young people’s lives. While youth as a whole are not overrepresented among HIV positive communities, adolescents…

Google+: A primer for the HIV/AIDS Community

New Media | August 9, 2011 Read the full post
Google Plus

Co-authored by Jodi Sperber, Consultant, John Snow Inc.

Google+ Exit Disclaimer was released to a limited audience (in beta) on June 28, 2011 and has received a lot of attention since then. Within the first month, over 10 million people signed up to try it out. You may have seen the Google +1 button which is similar to the “like” on Facebook, but what’s it really about?