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Using Web-Based Outreach to Reach High-Risk Rural Populations

New Media | February 20, 2014 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: Today we share the fourth story from the new media planning projects supported by in summer 2013. To read earlier posts in this series, click here. We at Positive Connections  (Kansas’ oldest community-based HIV/AIDS organization) are working…

Progress Made on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities

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

Today, the Office of the Vice President, the White House Council on Women and Girls, and the White House Office of National AIDS Policy welcomed community leaders and Federal colleagues to celebrate progress to date by the President’s Working Group on the…

Music & Minority Health at SXSWi

New Media | February 18, 2014 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) takes place in March in Austin, Texas. The conference offers a wide variety of topics that address uses of technology for social good issues such as healthcare. We asked Alisa Hughley, founder of…

Justice Department Settles with Rite Aid of Michigan Over Alleged HIV Discrimination

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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs

The Justice Department announced today that, as part of its Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, it has reached a settlement with Rite Aid of Michigan to resolve claims that Rite Aid violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The department found…

Want coverage starting March 1? Plan ahead for best results

Cross-posted from Health Insurance Blog

Consumers are applying and enrolling in quality, affordable health coverage every day using and State-based Marketplaces around the country. More than 3 million have enrolled so far, and we hope millions more will do so by March 31, the…

Philadelphia Story: In Search of the Digital Divide

New Media | February 13, 2014 Read the full post
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Editors Note: Today we share the third story from the new media planning projects supported by in summer 2013. To read earlier posts in this series, click here. Here at ActionAIDS  in Philadelphia, we are taking a close look at how…

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Seeks Comment on its Draft Recommendation Statement on Hepatitis B Screening for High-Risk Adults


This week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force  (USPSTF) issued its draft recommendation statement pertaining to hepatitis B screening, recommending screening people who are at high risk for hepatitis B infection. Before finalizing the recommendation, the USPSTF is inviting public comments…

Instagram! Plan, Learn, Shoot

New Media | February 11, 2014 Read the full post
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Before joining the photo and video sharing social network Instagram, staff started our communication planning process. This included reviewing our overall communications strategy [PDF 350KB], developing a specific Instagram strategy using the POST [PDF 50KB] method, and putting together an implementation…