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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.

Changing How We Think about HIV Awareness

New Media | September 28, 2010 Read the full post
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AIDS.gov funded 17 organizations serving communities of color, other communities at highest risk of HIV, and people living with HIV. The funding was intended to stimulate and support the organizations’ efforts to use new media to plan for and support…

Focusing HIV Prevention Efforts on Gay and Bisexual Men

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2010 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. For me, every day is an “awareness day” about HIV/AIDS.  I feel it is important for me to talk about it, because I am increasingly concerned that many in the LGBT community…

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Dr. Howard Koh

Since the first cases of AIDS were reported in 1981, gay men have been in the eye of the HIV hurricane in the United States—and they continue to bear the brunt of the epidemic in North America. Last week, the…

Youth, New Media, and HIV/AIDS: amfAR Congressional Briefing

New Media | September 23, 2010 Read the full post
Youth, New Media, and HIV/AIDS: amfAR Congressional Briefing

Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in a Congressional briefing sponsored by amfAR, HIV/AIDS and Youth: Moving Toward an HIV-Free Generation . During my presentation, "Youth HIV/AIDS Education 2.0: Applying New Media to Extend the Reach of HIV/AIDS Programs…

HIV in the City

Policy & Programs | September 23, 2010 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives Blog

Today, CDC released a new study of HIV prevalence and unrecognized infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in 21 major U.S. cities, based on an analysis of data from the 2008 National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS)….