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HIV/AIDS Highlights from the 2011 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference

CBCF "HIV Criminalization" Panel

Co-authored by Meico Whitlock, Fellow   The nation’s HIV/AIDS epidemic was a key topic of discussion during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 2011 Annual Legislative Conference held earlier this fall. Thousands of African American elected officials, business leaders, media…

HRSA Works to Train Primary Care Providers to Respond to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy


Training primary care providers on HIV/AIDS-related prevention, care and treatment is key to achieving the National HIV/AIDS Strategy’s (NHAS) goal of increasing access to care and optimizing health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS.  The Health Resources and Services Administration…

HIV-Related Measure Included Among New Leading Health Indicators Announced by HHS

Healthy People 2020

This week, Dr. Howard Koh, our Assistant Secretary for Health, unveiled critical health priorities for the nation known as “Leading Health Indicators” (LHIs). I am very pleased to point out that these important national indicators include an HIV-related measure.  Announced…

Strategy in Action: Region II Convenes National HIV/AIDS Strategy Symposium

The Strategy in Action. Communities respond to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

More than 200 in-person and over 180 webcast attendees participated in a recent symposium held in New York City at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Region II office. The meeting was convened by the Office of…

Viral Hepatitis Action Plan Update

Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in the National Viral Hepatitis Technical Assistance Meeting where there was significant focus on realizing the potential of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan.  Organized by the National Alliance for State and Territorial AIDS…

One Month until World AIDS Day (December 1): How are YOU Facing AIDS?

New Media | November 1, 2011 Read the full post
Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day video

Co-authored by Aisha Moore, Communications Director and Deb LeBel, Partnerships Specialist,

World AIDS Day (December 1) is a month away and once again we’re using social networking and photos to share messages about how we are all still Facing AIDS. Some of us once knew a world without AIDS, and for others AIDS has been around our entire lifetime. No matter your age or your familiarity with the epidemic and the many people who have been infected or affected, we hope you’ll join us again this year.

Getting Ready for USCA 2011, November 10–13: Send Us Your Thoughts


The U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) 2011 is less than two weeks away. As Paul Kawata, Executive Director of the National Minority AIDS Council noted in his recent blog post, this year’s conference is pivotal. With the conference theme, “Make…

Staying Connected at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

New Media | October 25, 2011 Read the full post
Aisha Moore

About one month ago, I joined the team as the Communications Director. Next week, I will be attending the 139th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition on behalf of Over 12,000 researchers, academicians, students, and…