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Federal Leads Explore Intersection of HIV/AIDS and Housing Insecurity or Homelessness

NHAS Meeting, 1/24/11

Last Monday, January 24, 2011, representatives from the six Federal agencies designated by the President as lead agencies with responsibility for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) reconvened as part of our ongoing efforts to work toward the Strategy’s goals…

Reaction to the Death of Ugandan LGBT Activist David Kato

Global | January 27, 2011 Read the full post
David Kato
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) mourns the tragic loss of David Kato. As noted in the powerful statements issued by President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, David was at the forefront…

2011 NHPC: Connecting HIV Prevention Professionals through Social Media

New Media | January 25, 2011 Read the full post
AIDS ribbon with pictures of people. August 14-17, 2011 - Atlanta, Georgia

The 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) will be held in Atlanta, August 14-17. The conference will contribute to achieving the three major goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, and these goals are reflected in the conference theme “The Urgency…

PACHA to Convene Next Week

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The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) meets on January 27 and 28 in Washington, DC. During next week’s meeting, PACHA will receive an update on the operational plans submitted to the White House by the Federal Departments and Agencies…

National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition’s New Focus: New Media

New Media | January 20, 2011 Read the full post
NBGMAC

According to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, MSM (men who have sex with men) and racial and ethnic minorities are both disproportionately affected by HIV. We spoke with Venton Jones from The National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition (NBGMAC)* about his…

Future Federal Directions in Mobile Technology and Health

New Media | January 18, 2011 Read the full post
Katelyn Sabochik, Audie Atienza

Co-authored by Michele Clark, Managing Director What is the role of mobile technology in Federal government health communication? Where are we going? At last week's Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council (FHAWC) meeting, we asked four of the leading voices in mobile…

Stigma – 30 Years Into the Epidemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci

Our colleague Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) will appear tonight on "Hope Survives: 30 Years of AIDS," an hour-long special on Anderson Cooper 360° at 9pm ET on CNN. The program will focus…

Building on What Works: U.S. HIV/AIDS Programs Forge Haiti Earthquake Response

Global | January 11, 2011 Read the full post
Ambassador Eric Goosby
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

When the tragic earthquake hit Haiti nearly one year ago, the United States government was able to immediately respond thanks in part to the existing health infrastructure. This infrastructure was in place from our years of working with the Haitian…