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Focus on the Transgender Community: Interview with Bamby Salcedo

Bamby Salcedo

As we've discussed in previous posts, the transgender community has been disproportionately affected by HIV, and often faces challenges finding and accessing appropriate services. The National HIV/AIDS Strategy addresses these disparities, starting with the vision that states: The United States…

Doing Right By World AIDS Day: Putting Community Front and Center

New Media | December 14, 2010 Read the full post
Aryeh Lebeau

World AIDS Day, December 1, presents a unique challenge to a website such as TheBody.com that is devoted to all things HIV/AIDS year-round. How do we commemorate the day in a way that doesn’t simply rehash the information we disseminate…

Using Twitter at the HIV Prevention Leadership Summit

New Media | December 10, 2010 Read the full post
Booth at NPIN conference

At CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN), we have embraced social media as a key tool in developing and maintaining strong partnerships. As a CDC project whose purpose includes HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STD, and tuberculosis informational support to prevention partners,…

Moving Forward to Implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

blog.aids.gov
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

In July, the President released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States, the most comprehensive effort to-date to set national priorities for responding to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic with quantitative metrics for measuring our progress. At that time, he…

HHS Submits Operational Plan for National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Dr. Ron Valdiserri

Today marks a milestone in our ongoing efforts to achieve the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS): The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) submitted its NHAS operational plan to the White House. Upon release of the…

Federal HIV/AIDS Funding Formulas Examined

collage of photos from the meeting

Last week, we convened the first in a series of ongoing discussions about the policies, formulas, and other factors that determine how Federal HIV/AIDS resources are allocated across the United States to departments of health, community-based organizations, and other grantees…

“FACING AIDS together, with YOU”: Communities Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day

New Media | December 7, 2010 Read the full post
Woman holding Facing AIDS sign that reads 'I am 71... Facing AIDS with dignity and courage!

Last week for World AIDS Day (December 1) we were honored to join colleagues and friends around the world in Facing AIDS. Over 1,300 photos were uploaded to Flickr, saying why you were Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day.

Social Media: Going Viral Against HIV and STIs

New Media | December 6, 2010 Read the full post
Social Media. Going viral Against HIV and STIs

The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, in partnership with AIDS.gov and the New York State Clinical Education Initiative , is hosting Social Media: Going Viral Against HIV and STIs tomorrow, December 7, 2010, at New York University’s…