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Using Video to Tell Your Story: Reflections on 30 Years of AIDS and the One-Year Anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

New Media | August 2, 2011 Read the full post
I am the Strategy. Are You?

More than half of all internet users have watched and downloaded online videos according to the The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project . And over the past few weeks, we’ve shared videos about the importance of HIV…

Congressional Briefing on the Anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Congressional Briefing 7/13/11

On the one-year anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy last week, I joined Mr. Jeffrey Crowley, Director of the White House Office on National AIDS Policy (ONAP), Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, and several colleagues from the U.S….

Models: Tools to Improve Decision Making about HIV

Ronald Valdiserri

For those of us who work in the HIV/AIDS field, the month of July was dominated by exciting HIV prevention news coming out of the International AIDS Society meeting in Rome. Results from the HPTN 052 study showed that early,…

Encouraging News on the Scientific Front; Moving It Forward to Policy and Programs

Global | July 29, 2011 Read the full post
Cross-posted from State Department Blog

In last week’s post, I previewed the International AIDS Conference in Rome. This week I’d like to offer some brief reflections on the activity there, and what it means for our PEPFAR programs. For those of us who have been…

White House Commemorates World Hepatitis Day 2011
Cross-posted from White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today, I was honored to participate in a special White House event to commemorate the first official World Hepatitis Day.  This event was one of many held across the United States and around the world for communities to join together…

Federal Leads Review Progress at One-Year Anniversary


On the eve of the first anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), representatives of the six federal agencies tasked by the President with lead responsibility for implementing NHAS gathered for one of our regular meetings and shared updates on…

Social Media for Nonprofits

New Media | July 26, 2011 Read the full post
Social Media for NonProfits Logo

Last month, I attended Social Media for Nonprofits in San Francisco, a conference series taking place in cities across the country. The conferences bring together social media experts and nonprofit leaders to share what’s working in fundraising, marketing, and advocacy….

Engaging the Latino Community in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

NCLR/CSULB Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation, and Leadership Training

This year, more than 20,000 people will attend the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., July 22-26, 2011. This conference is the largest gathering of the nation’s most influential individuals, organizations, institutions, and companies working…