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6th International AIDS Society Conference Underway This Week


This week, over 5,000 delegates from around the world are attending the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2011) in Rome, Italy. This biannual conference is the world’s largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS,…

Update on Our Partnership With Haiti on Health

Global | July 14, 2011 Read the full post
Goosby Haiti
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

I recently returned from a visit to Haiti. As it recovers from last year’s earthquake, the nation continues to face immense challenges — as it has throughout its difficult history. There is much more work to do there in all…

The National AIDS Strategy at One Year

Obama ONAP Meeting
Cross-posted from White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

It’s been one year since we launched the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy and today we are releasing an implementation update to keep you up to speed on the latest work. We plan to release a more comprehensive progress report after…

Changing the Landscape of HIV Prevention: What a Difference a Year Makes

Kevin Fenton
Cross-posted from CDC NCHHSTP Health Protection Perspectives Blog

On July 13, 2010, President Obama released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS).  The Strategy outlines bold new steps for responding to the domestic HIV epidemic at a critical time in the U.S. HIV incidence has been stable, but health inequalities…

Reflections on the One-Year Anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Launch

Howard K. Koh, M.D., M.P.H.

Since President Obama released the first-ever National HIV/AIDS Strategy (the “Strategy”) last July, 2010, I have had the privilege of helping to guide its implementation as well as coordinate the many integrated federal activities involved in reaching these ambitious goals….

Social Media at the 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference

New Media | July 12, 2011 Read the full post
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The 2011 National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) will be held in Atlanta, August 14-17. Once again, the NHPC will work to educate attendees about the benefits of using social media strategies in their HIV prevention and outreach efforts. The conference…

National Initiative Advances Integration of HIV in Primary Care Settings

Brian Hujdich

In response to the persistent and disproportionate impact of HIV on racial and ethnic minority communities in the United States, last fall the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) established the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) National…

Looking Back at 30 Years of AIDS

New Media | July 5, 2011 Read the full post
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One month ago, June 5, 2011 commemorated 30 years of AIDS in the U.S. Much has changed since 1981 (see this timeline for a history of AIDS). Not only has the epidemic changed, but so has how we communicate with…