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Tools to Promote Gender Responsiveness in HIV Prevention Programs for Women and Girls

Cover of OWH HIV Prevention Toolkit

Do you plan, design, implement, monitor, or evaluate HIV prevention programs for women and adolescent girls? If so, this is a blog post you won’t want to miss! One in four people living with HIV in the U.S. are women…

An AIDS-free world is possible, but do we have the will to achieve it?

About 100 demonstrators protested on the steps of New York's City Hall on Friday, Nov. 15, 1985 as a City Council committee considered legislation to bar pupils and teachers with the AIDS virus from public schools. (AP Photo/Rick Maiman)
Cross-posted from STAT - First Opinion

Thirty-five years ago this week, our lives — and the lives of millions of people around the globe — changed forever with the publication of a report of five previously healthy gay men in Los Angeles diagnosed with Pneumocystis carinii…

Resources Highlight Health Coverage Opportunities for Justice-Involved Individuals

Thumbail of brief on Health Care Coverage for Reentering Men: What Difference Can It Make.

Many community-based organizations serving individuals coming out of the criminal justice system recognize that their clients have physical, mental, and behavioral health needs, and that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid expansion have created new opportunities for their clients…

Strengthening Federal Efforts on PrEP and PEP

PREP pill with woman - cropped June 2016

Improving knowledge about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and access for those who need it most are national priorities. In order to promote and improve the dissemination of accurate information about PrEP, the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) and…

Global Effort to End AIDS Would Save Millions of Lives

Global | June 8, 2016 Read the full post
NIH Director blog - HIV virus with AIDS ribbons - cropped June 2016
Cross-posted from NIH Director's Blog

Almost 37 million people around the world are now infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS [1]. But many don’t know they are infected or lack access to medical care. Even though major strides have been…

How to Make your Facebook Content ‘POP’ with Images

New Media | June 7, 2016 Read the full post
Facebook Graphics

Facebook is a highly visual medium. Studies  show that Facebook posts featuring photos  are the most noticed, liked, and shared. Posts featuring an image stand out in the news feeds of people who like your page. While a great image…

Statement by the President on the 35th Anniversary of HIV/AIDS in America

White House logo - April 2016
Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy - Blog

Summary: President Obama reflects on the 35 years since the first reported cases of AIDS in 1981, including major accomplishments of his Administration. On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report on what would…

Statement From Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., on the 35th Anniversary of the First Reported Cases of AIDS

Global | June 3, 2016 Read the full post
Deborah_Birx_headshot - cropped June 2016
Cross-posted from PEPFAR Press Room

June 3, 2016 Thirty-five years ago, this Sunday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report describing cases of a rare lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, in five young, previously healthy, gay men in Los Angeles….