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CDC Launches Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) Web Page


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently launched a new web page providing details about the Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) Project, which is a cornerstone of the larger HHS-wide 12 Cities Project. The new page provides information… Surpasses 100,000 Twitter Followers – What Does It Really Mean?

New Media | July 19, 2011 Read the full post
Happy Twitter bird

The last month and a half has been a busy time for the HIV community. We commemorated 30 years since the first reported cases of AIDS on June 5, promoted National HIV Testing Day on June 27, and recognized the…

Online Resources to Protect Those with HIV/AIDS
Cross-posted from The Justice Blog

To mark the one-year anniversary of the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Justice Department has launched a new section of its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) website, Persons with HIV and persons with AIDS are covered by…

Scientific Advances and the Fight Against AIDS

Global | July 18, 2011 Read the full post
IAS 2011
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

This week, I am in Rome, Italy, for the International AIDS Society’s Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention. This gathering of researchers caps a year of incredible scientific announcements, and I anticipate even more at this meeting. Last summer,…

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…