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Federal HIV/AIDS Funding Formulas Examined

collage of photos from the meeting

Last week, we convened the first in a series of ongoing discussions about the policies, formulas, and other factors that determine how Federal HIV/AIDS resources are allocated across the United States to departments of health, community-based organizations, and other grantees…

“FACING AIDS together, with YOU”: Communities Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day

New Media | December 7, 2010 Read the full post
Woman holding Facing AIDS sign that reads 'I am 71... Facing AIDS with dignity and courage!

Last week for World AIDS Day (December 1) we were honored to join colleagues and friends around the world in Facing AIDS. Over 1,300 photos were uploaded to Flickr, saying why you were Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day.

Social Media: Going Viral Against HIV and STIs

New Media | December 6, 2010 Read the full post
Social Media. Going viral Against HIV and STIs

The New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, in partnership with and the New York State Clinical Education Initiative , is hosting Social Media: Going Viral Against HIV and STIs tomorrow, December 7, 2010, at New York University’s…

FDA Approves New Rapid HIV Test Delivering Results in 60 Seconds

Research | December 3, 2010 Read the full post
Richard Klein

Earlier this week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the INSTI™ HIV-1 Antibody Test, a new, single use rapid test for the detection of HIV antibodies developed by bioLytical Laboratories of Canada. The newly approved test…

Hairdressers Against AIDS: For a Beautiful World Without AIDS

New Media | December 1, 2010 Read the full post
Hairdressers Against AIDS (HAA) and the L'Oreal Foundation

As we continue to observe World AIDS Day, I want to acknowledge the partnership with the Global Business Coalition , which brought into a working relationship with Hairdressers Against AIDS (HAA) and their partner, the L'Oreal Foundation . Yesterday,…

Foursquare: Where are We on World AIDS Day?

New Media | December 1, 2010 Read the full post
foursquare (RED) badge

Today, on World AIDS Day, we re-dedicate ourselves to raising awareness about an epidemic that has claimed far too many lives. This is an opportunity for us to reflect on the many tools we use to reach our audience and…

Commemorating World AIDS Day
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today, Obama Administration officials and leaders in the AIDS community will speak at a World AIDS Day event at the White House to reflect on the lessons learned and the path forward in the fight against HIV and AIDS in…

World AIDS Day
Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives Blog

Every year on December 1, we commemorate World AIDS Day to bring attention to the tremendous impact of the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the world. In observance of World AIDS Day, today CDC launched a special…