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USAID’s 30 Years of Leadership in HIV and AIDS: Share Your Story

New Media | October 18, 2016 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: Today we share how the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is using social media to highlight thirty years of their investment into addressing the global HIV and AIDS epidemic. If you want to learn more about using…

The Power of NLAAD

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October 15  is National Latinx* AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), which takes place on the last day of National Hispanic Heritage Month . It’s a good time to review the current impact of HIV on Latinos/Hispanics in the United States and…

Why National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day Matters to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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

Summary: October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day. National Hispanic Heritage Month, which spans September 15 to October 15, is a time for our country to celebrate the rich history and cultural contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain,…

This Open Enrollment, don’t forget to compare 2017 Marketplace health plans

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Cross-posted from Blog

If you have 2016 Marketplace health insurance, you can renew, change, or update your plan for 2017 starting November 1, 2016. IMPORTANT: 2017 health insurance plan & price previews coming soon 2017 health plans and prices will be available for…

International Day of the Girl

Global | October 12, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of State - Press Releases

Editor’s Note: This press statement by Secretary of State, John Kerry, includes information about PEPFAR’s DREAMS initiative to support adolescent girls in sub-saharan Africa. Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC October 11, 2016 The State Department is…

We’ll Defeat AIDS CON GANAS: #NLAAD Twitter Chat

New Media | October 11, 2016 Read the full post
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October 15th marks the 14th annual observance of National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD)! HIV continues to have a disproportionate impact on many Hispanic/Latinx communities in the United States and six Dependent areas.  Hispanics/Latinx accounted for approximately 1 in 4…

#NLAAD is Social

New Media | October 11, 2016 Read the full post
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On October 15, many communities will mark National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), a day to recognize the significant impact of HIV on Latino individuals and to encourage HIV testing and care. You may notice a change in the name…

REALLY: Get Tested

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Editor’s Note: Today is the 28th annual National Coming Out Day—a time to celebrate the LGBTQ community. Being out can have important benefits for people’s physical and emotional health. For example, if your healthcare provider knows you are gay, bisexual,…