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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…

Restructuring NIAID’s HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Networks

Research | June 10, 2010 Read the full post
Future Directions for NIAID HIV Research

Over the next several weeks, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) will post a series of entries here on related to planning for the future of NIAID’s HIV/AIDS clinical trial networks. The awards supporting the six…

Highlights from the Mobile Health 2010 Conference

New Media | June 9, 2010 Read the full post

We recently had the pleasure of attending the Mobile Health 2010 Conference at Stanford University. The purpose of the conference was simple: “[to] highlight how today’s mobile technology can improve the health of everyday people.” We were honored to co-host…

Using Video to Share Your Story: Some Tips on National Caribbean HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

New Media | June 8, 2010 Read the full post
Camera Caribbean

National HIV Testing Day is June 27th. For the last two years we've used widgets as a way to share testing messages, resources and stories. This year we launched the HIV/AIDS prevention and services locator widget to help connect people…

Working to Break the Silence and Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness in Caribbean American Communities
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Caribbean American communities are incredibly diverse and have contributed greatly to the growth of this Nation. I learned from watching my mother, who worked as a nurse taking care of sugar cane plantation workers, not only the importance of hard…

White House Meeting on Black Men and HIV
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

The toll of the HIV epidemic among Black men in the United States is staggering. CDC estimates that 1 in 16 Black men will become infected with HIV in their lifetime. An estimated two-thirds of people living with HIV/AIDS in…

Gearing up for National HIV Testing Day (June 27): Check Out The HIV Prevention and Service Widget

New Media | June 1, 2010 Read the full post

Find HIV/AIDSPrevention & ServiceProviders GO Enter your location, such as: “Washington, DC”, or “20002″. For more information on this widget, please visit Please contact with any comments or concerns. It’s June 1st and we’re gearing up for National…