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National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

New Media | September 17, 2010 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Tomorrow, September 18, 2010, marks the 3rd annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. This special day provides us all with the opportunity to focus on the many challenges related to HIV prevention, testing, and treatment facing our aging population….

Institute of Medicine Issues Report on HIV Screening and Access to Care

Policy & Programs | September 17, 2010 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Last fall, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) commissioned the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health arm of the independent National Academy of Sciences, to study certain questions related to HIV testing policy and access to care. They organized…

Integrating Health Services

Policy & Programs | September 16, 2010 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives Blog

Over the next three years, CDC will award almost $6.2 million to health departments in six demonstration project areas to accelerate prevention through program collaboration and service integration (PCSI) for HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB. PCSI is a critical…

NIAID to Host Public Meeting on Future HIV/AIDS Research Networks

Research | September 16, 2010 Read the full post
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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the NIH will host a public meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, in Arlington, Va., to examine the future of the Institute’s HIV/AIDS clinical trial networks. Currently, NIAID supports…

U.S. Conference on AIDS and the Implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Policy & Programs | September 15, 2010 Read the full post
Dr. Howard Koh

I was honored to attend this year’s United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) and present at the closing session. In addition to speaking at that event, I was able to meet one-on-one with a number of conference participants. I had…

“Aging is a part of life; HIV doesn’t have to be!”

New Media | September 14, 2010 Read the full post
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

Co-authored by Deb LeBel, AIDS.gov Partnerships Specialist Did you know September 18, 2010 is the third annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD)? The AIDS Institute provides national leadership for this observance day. Michael Ruppal, Executive Director at The…

The Affordable Care Act and People Living with HIV or AIDS

Policy & Programs | September 14, 2010 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HealthCare.org blog

If you or a loved one is living with HIV or AIDS, you know how far our nation has come in treating and reducing the spread of the disease – and how much more we need to do. People living…

Remarks and Video from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the U.S. Conference on AIDS 2010

Policy & Programs | September 13, 2010 Read the full post
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Today is the second day of the U.S. Conference on AIDS and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at the lunch-time plenary session. In her speech, Secretary Sebelius talked about the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and HHS’ plans to concentrate funding in…