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ONAP to Hold Community Meeting and Conference Call on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

On Friday, May 14, 2010, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) will hold a community meeting to provide an update and gain additional recommendations for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). For those who cannot attend the meeting…

New Media Microgrant Awardees

New Media Microgrant Awardees

When we launched this blog over two years ago, we stated our commitment to learning along with you to find new and creative ways to use new media in response to HIV/AIDS. Last week, we continued to honor this commitment…

Respecting the Rights of Hospital Patients: Presidential Memorandum

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On April 15, a Presidential Memorandum was released about hospital visitations related to the rights of hospital patients to receive visitors and to designate surrogate decision makers for medical emergencies. This is an important action for Gay and Lesbian Americans,…

The Voices of Non-Profits: AIDS.gov at the National Technology Conference

New Media | April 13, 2010 Read the full post
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We attended the 2010 National Technology Conference (NTC) sponsored by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) last week, along with hundreds of nonprofit organizations from across the country. We heard from a diverse group of presenters and attendees, ranging from Andrew…

ONAP Releases Report of Community Recommendations for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Community Ideas for Improving the Response to the Domestic HIV Epidemic. A Report on a National Dialog on HIV/AIDS
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Last fall, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) asked Americans to give us their input for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, which will be released in the coming months. From the beginning, ONAP recognized that community feedback would be invaluable…

Open Government Initiative

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Cross-posted from White House Open Government Blog

At AIDS.gov, we are committed to and excited about the Open Government Initiative and wanted to share this blog post announcing the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Inaugural Open Government Plan. This initiative is important to the HIV community…

Using the Internet to Provide HIV-Prevention Messages to Men Who Have Sex with Men

New Media | April 6, 2010 Read the full post
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On Wednesday, March 24, I had the pleasure of taking part in a day-long meeting about using the Internet to provide effective HIV-prevention messages to men who have sex with men (MSM). The meeting was sponsored by the U.S. Centers…

CDC Expands Successful HIV Testing Initiative

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Cross-posted from White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that we will be expanding our successful HIV testing initiative by $31.5 million, for another three years. The new total program funding will be approximately $142.5 million over the next…