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Looking Ahead: NIAID’s Future HIV/AIDS Therapeutics Priorities

Research | June 30, 2010 Read the full post
Future Directions for NIAID HIV Research

Since the 1980s when the HIV/AIDS epidemic was first recognized, NIAID-supported clinical research has helped to save millions of lives and played a key role in defining the standard of care for treating HIV infection. This blog post describes what…

National HIV Testing Day Twitter Town Hall Recap

New Media | June 29, 2010 Read the full post
Susan Robinson, MS

This year's National HIV Testing Day is now behind us, but what a whirlwind of events and activities! This year, we saw an unprecedented use of social media to get out the NHTD message, Take the Test. Take Control. One…

Today is National HIV Testing Day: Take the Test, Take Control

New Media | June 27, 2010 Read the full post
June 26 - National HIV Testing Day

Today, June 27, is National HIV Testing Day. The CDC estimates that approximately 1.1 million Americans are living with HIV; of these, an estimated 21% do not know their status. As President Obama said in his 2010 press statement about…

National HIV Testing Day 2010

New Media | June 23, 2010 Read the full post
Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH
Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives blog

June 27 is the 17th National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), which is organized annually by the National Association of People with AIDS * (NAPWA), with support from CDC and Testing is critical as one in five people with HIV…

Search and Share: Taking Action with One Simple Tool for National HIV Testing Day

New Media | June 22, 2010 Read the full post
Paul Kawata

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)— June 27— is less than a week away and it’s not too late to take action. As we heard last week from NASTAD’s Murray Penner, NHTD is a powerful opportunity to promote testing and increase…

Future Priorities for NIAID’s HIV Prevention Research

Research | June 21, 2010 Read the full post
Future Directions for NIAID HIV Research

As we begin to discuss the restructuring of NIAID’s clinical trials networks, let us first focus on the Institute’s HIV prevention research agenda. Developing new biomedical tools that can safely and effectively prevent HIV acquisition and transmission is critical to…

National HIV Testing Day Throughout the Year!

New Media | June 15, 2010 Read the full post
Murray Penner

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) (PDF) on June 27th is an important day each year when state and local health departments and many community-based organizations (CBOs) across the nation engage with communities to promote HIV testing and early diagnosis. This…

Public Health Reports Social Determinants of Health
Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives Blog

Co-authored by Dr. Hazel Dean, Deputy Director from the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention On June 7, Public Health Reports released a special issue that focuses on Social Determinants of Health in the Prevention and…