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Using Video to Share Your Story: Some Tips on National Caribbean HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

New Media | June 8, 2010 Read the full post
Camera Caribbean

National HIV Testing Day is June 27th. For the last two years we've used widgets as a way to share testing messages, resources and stories. This year we launched the HIV/AIDS prevention and services locator widget to help connect people…

Working to Break the Silence and Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness in Caribbean American Communities
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Caribbean American communities are incredibly diverse and have contributed greatly to the growth of this Nation. I learned from watching my mother, who worked as a nurse taking care of sugar cane plantation workers, not only the importance of hard…

White House Meeting on Black Men and HIV
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

The toll of the HIV epidemic among Black men in the United States is staggering. CDC estimates that 1 in 16 Black men will become infected with HIV in their lifetime. An estimated two-thirds of people living with HIV/AIDS in…

Gearing up for National HIV Testing Day (June 27): Check Out The HIV Prevention and Service Widget

New Media | June 1, 2010 Read the full post

Find HIV/AIDSPrevention & ServiceProviders GO Enter your location, such as: “Washington, DC”, or “20002″. For more information on this widget, please visit Please contact with any comments or concerns. It’s June 1st and we’re gearing up for National…

Pursuing a “Cure” for HIV/AIDS – Two Distinct Approaches

Research | May 27, 2010 Read the full post
Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, PhD

Contrary to what you may have heard or read on the Internet, there is currently no cure for HIV/AIDS. While some say that there may never be a cure, I believe there is reason for hope. That’s because some of…

Sharing our Pride and Commitment in the LGBT Community

New Media | May 26, 2010 Read the full post
Pride Ribbon

Co-authored by Miguel Gomez, Director As Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month (June) approaches, we want to honor the LGBT community’s role in the response to HIV and share our commitment to combating the stigma and discrimination…

National HIV Testing Day Twitter Town Hall – June 3, 2010

New Media | May 25, 2010 Read the full post
Karen Resha

On June 3, 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through our National Prevention Information Network (CDCNPIN) will host its first Twitter Town Hall in preparation for the 2010 National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). We are inviting you…

Keeping it Real: Understanding the Changing Landscape of HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Communication

Earlier this month we presented at a symposium of the HIV/AIDS Network Coordination Project’s (HANC) Communications Working Group. We asked Amy Ragsdale, HANC Special Projects Coordinator to tell us a little more about the Working Group and how they are…