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Implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Grand Rounds at the CDC
Cross-posted from White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

This week, I traveled to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta to present at CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds, an ongoing series of monthly presentations on health-related topics pertinent to the health of Americans. This…

HHS Seeks Input on Streamlining HIV Data Collection, Reducing Reporting Burden for HIV Grantees

How many different data systems, indicators, and reporting requirements must recipients of federal HIV grant funds navigate? How much time does it take to comply with these reporting requirements and does the reported information result in tangible improvements in the…

Inspiration and More from the CDC National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media

New Media | August 21, 2012 Read the full post
CDC National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media

Last week I attended the 6th Annual CDC National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media in Atlanta, which provides a forum for the discussion and exploration of health communication, marketing and media. Topics and panels covered a range of…

CDC Now Recommends All Baby Boomers Receive One-time Hepatitis C Test

Ronald Valdiserri

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released final expanded hepatitis C screening recommendations calling for all Americans born from 1945 through 1965 to get a one-time test for hepatitis C. Aimed at identifying more hidden infections…

High-Impact HIV Prevention

CDC | August 20, 2012 Read the full post

I invite you to join a powerful session of CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds this Tuesday August 21 at 1:00 p.m. (EDT). Grand Rounds at CDC are a forum in which experts present a series of lectures and bring ideas…

HHS awards $68 million in grants for HIV/AIDS care for women, infants, children and youth
Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the release of more than $68 million to ensure that women, infants, children, and youth living with HIV/AIDS receive comprehensive primary HIV medical care and support services. The grants, funded…

Twitter, and Mobile Technology, Take Off at AIDS 2012

New Media | August 14, 2012 Read the full post

When the XIX International AIDS Conference drew to a close, #AIDS2012 had been tweeted 85,608 times over the course of the six-day conference – a ten-fold increase over AIDS 2010. With free WiFi available throughout the convention center, the increasing…

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Tiffany West Discuss Washington, DC’s Response to HIV/AIDS


Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners while at AIDS 2012 last month, we have been sharing interviews over the past three weeks. This is our final interview in the series.   In the…