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Full Speed Ahead: More Success for the Global Fund

Global | February 11, 2013 Read the full post

During January’s World Economic Forum, international leaders welcomed former U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Mark Dybul as the new head of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Assuming his post as Executive Director of the world’s largest health…

White House Hosts Series of Meetings on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Affordable Care Act

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) is hosting a series of regional meetings on the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). The purpose of these meetings is to better understand local- and state-level efforts as they…

Part II: Using Video to Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)


Today we call our readers attention to three new videos released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): HIV Among African Americans  discusses the impact of HIV on African Americans and what actions can be taken to mark National…

Commemorating National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today is the 13th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. In Black America, HIV continues to be a crisis.  African Americans account for half of the 1 million plus Americans living with HIV, nearly half of all new…

Highlights of HHS Activities Addressing HIV/AIDS in the African American Community

Ronald Valdiserri

As noted in other blog posts shared here this week, African Americans continue to experience the most severe burden of HIV, compared with other races and ethnicities in the United States. According to the most recent data from CDC, Blacks…

Report on HIV Testing in HRSA-Funded Health Centers

Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (PRNewsFoto/Office of Inspector General Department of Health and Human Services)

Earlier this month, the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report on a study about HIV testing practices at HRSA-funded health centers. These health centers are important partners in our…

Blogs as a Tool for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

New Media | February 6, 2013 Read the full post
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: February 7

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, our nation will again recognize National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). Since 2008, this blog has helped us share information and link to resources for HIV/AIDS Awareness Days. In 2013, we continue to blog about…

New Media at the 2013 National African American MSM Leadership Conference

New Media | February 5, 2013 Read the full post
Aisha Moore and Meico Whitlock

In January, more than 250 people convened at the 10th annual National African American MSM Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS and other Health Disparities in Los Angeles, CA. The importance of new media in the fight against HIV/AIDS was highlighted in…