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More Microgrants: Reaching Specific Audiences with New Media

New Media | October 12, 2010 Read the full post
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In our continuing series on the AIDS.gov microgrant awardees, today we feature four programs reaching several very specific groups: Hispanic immigrants, rural Alaskans, and formerly incarcerated young adults. Reaching Hispanic Immigrants As many of us observe National Latino AIDS Awareness…

Obama Administration’s Pledge to Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis

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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of State press release

As part of America’s leadership in saving lives and alleviating suffering around the world, the United States announced today that it intends to make an unprecedented three-year pledge of support to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria….

Making HIV Prevention the Priority

Kevin Fenton: Health Protection Perspectives
Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives Blog

On September 24th, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that CDC allocated $30 million of the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund to expand HIV prevention efforts under the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy…

AIDS.gov Microgrant Awardees: Using New Media to Reach Youth

New Media | October 5, 2010 Read the full post
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA)

Last week in our series on AIDS.gov microgrant awardees, we profiled four local groups using new media for HIV prevention, testing, and care to reach men who have sex with men (MSM). This week, the focus turns to youth. According…

Latino Community Leaders Meet in Washington D.C. to Talk about HIV

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There were two events last week where leaders from the Latino community came together to talk about HIV. The first event was a meeting at the White House on implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in the Latino Community. Watch a…

ONAP Commissions Institute of Medicine to Examine Data Gaps in Monitoring Access and Quality of HIV Care

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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Co-authored by Gregorio Millett, M.P.H., Senior Policy Advisor This time last year, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) announced a contract with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to conduct a series of policy analyses to help inform the National…

HHS Awards $3.5 Million to Expand HIV/AIDS Care Capacity for Minorities

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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Earlier this month, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced two grants totaling more than $3.5 million to reach beyond the Ryan White Program – the federally funded program that provides care and treatment to about half a million Americans living with…

HHS Convenes Second Meeting of NHAS Implementation Group

Policy & Programs | September 28, 2010 Read the full post
HHS NHAS Implementation Group

Working towards the December 9 deadline for submitting its National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) implementation plan to the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services convened the second meeting of its department-wide NHAS Implementation Group yesterday.