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Defying the Odds: End the Rise of HIV/AIDS in Native American Communities

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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

HIV remains a highly stigmatized condition. It is a serious medical condition and people still die of AIDS.  Nonetheless, we have highly effective treatments for people living with HIV and better tools than ever before to prevent infection. As uncomfortable…

Moving Forward on Gender: PEPFAR’s Plans

Global | March 16, 2011 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This past week, we celebrated International Women's Day. According to the World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among women between the ages of 15-44, and nearly 60 percent of the people living with HIV in sub-Saharan…

Observing National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

New Media | March 16, 2011 Read the full post
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

This Sunday, March 20th, the Indian Health Service (IHS) joins American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities, Native Hawaiian communities, and the nation in observing the fifth National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Originally coordinated by Tribal organizations across the country, recognition of…

HHS @ SXSWi Part 1: Sound bites

New Media | March 15, 2011 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS Center for New Media Blog

I’m writing from Austin, Texas, the capital of the Lone Star State, checking in from South by Southwest Interactive, or SXSWi. For those of you who don’t know, SXSWi is one of the biggest technology conferences in the world. I’ve…

HIV Prevention for Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States

YouTube Thumbnail: A Conversation on HIV Prevention for Men who have Sex with Men at CROI 2011

Earlier this month, Gregorio Millett, with the CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, gave two presentations on the critical HIV prevention needs of men who have sex with men (MSM) at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in…

Centers for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Seek to Engage Networks in Supporting Strategy’s Goals

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During this National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS, I thought it would be timely to share with you that last week several of my colleagues and I met with representatives from Centers for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships…

PEPFAR’s Gender Challenge Fund: At the Intersection of Gender and HIV

Global | March 11, 2011 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This week, we celebrate International Women’s Day. According to the World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death among women between the ages of 15-44, and nearly 60 percent of the people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa…

What Women and Girls Should Know About Drug Use and HIV/AIDS

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Cross-posted from ONDCP Of Substance Blog

Even with the unique challenges and stresses women and girls face in today’s society, informed and thoughtful decisions can help ensure women and girls are full and unhindered participants in this Nation’s race to win the future. Today, on National…