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Why Mobile for

New Media | May 11, 2010 Read the full post
Why Mobile for

Later this month, social media and public health leaders from around the country will gather at Stanford for MobileHealth 2010 . We’re pleased to co-host this conference with our colleagues at Stanford University’s Persuasive Technology Lab and the CDC. We’ll…

Drug Regimen with Short Pauses Controls HIV and Could Lower Costs, Toxicity

Research | May 10, 2010 Read the full post

Antiretroviral drugs for HIV infection usually are taken daily, and interrupting treatment for long periods of time has proven detrimental. However, a clinical trial in Uganda has found that pausing antiretroviral therapy (ART) for just two days every week is…

Health Information Technology and the Response to HIV

We are excited to present this video as part of a series on health information technology (health IT). We’ve talked about personal health records and HIV before, and today we want to share a bit more on what health IT…

Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS: Meeting Updates

Reverend Calvin Butts and Anita McBride

Co-authored by Amy Palilonis, Presidential Management Fellow The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) held it’s 39th Full Council Meeting on Monday, April 26. The meeting began with a recap of February’s PACHA meeting, followed by the swearing in of…

Widget Update: AIDS Institute’s Clinical Education Initiative

New Media | April 27, 2010 Read the full post
New York State AIDS Clock

Every hour and 50 minutes a New Yorker is infected with HIV.  In an effort to avert further HIV infections the AIDS Institute’s Clinical Education Initiative’s PEP Center developed the CEI Widget . This CEI Widget educates health care providers…

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

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,…