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Announcing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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

Today, I am pleased to announce the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (PDF 1.2 MB) for the United States. The release of the strategy reaffirms President Obama’s commitment to fighting this domestic epidemic. From the time that we first…

Pew Internet & American Life Project: Leveraging Social Media and the Mobile Internet in Health Messaging

New Media | July 12, 2010 Read the full post
Susannah Fox

Last week the Pew Internet & American Life Project published a report about mobile access . They found that more and more people are using their mobile phones, laptops, and other wireless devices to access the Internet. People who own…

HHS Releases Guidance for Syringe Services Programs

Dr. Howard Koh

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is committed to working with grantees and partners to reduce the spread of HIV and other infections in the United States. One preventable form of transmission is through HIV contaminated needles used…

HHS Reallocates $25 Million to Extend Care to People on ADAP Waiting List

Mary Wakefield, HRSA

Improving access to care and treatment for people living with HIV is a top priority for President Obama and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This week, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the reallocation of $25 million for…

Healthy People 2020: Interview with Penny Slade-Sawyer

Developing Healthy People 2020

The Healthy People Initiative provides a framework to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and establishes national goals to reduce them. We asked Rear Admiral Penny Slade-Sawyer from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion to explain…

Action Across the Sectors: Highlights from National HIV Testing Day 2010

New Media | July 6, 2010 Read the full post
June 26 - National HIV Testing Day

Each year I am honored to see all the ways individuals and groups take action for National HIV Testing Day (June 27) — from conversations with loved ones, to getting tested, to attending or organizing local HIV testing events, to…

Act Against AIDS: the First Year

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

In April 2009, CDC and the White House launched Act Against AIDS (AAA), a 5-year, $45-million communication campaign. After almost 20 years since the last national HIV campaign, it was past time to again initiate a national conversation about one…

The Current & Future State of HIV Testing in the U.S.:
A National HIV Testing Day Webinar/Conference Call

New Media | July 1, 2010 Read the full post
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Co-authored by Amy Palilonis, Presidential Management Fellow, AIDS.gov Last week we sponsored a webinar/conference call in advance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) — June 27 — for Federal staff and grantees who work with domestic HIV/AIDS programs. Panelists on…