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World Hepatitis Day
Cross-posted from ONAP blog

Today, May 19th we mark World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis is a public health issue and impacts millions of Americans. For many people, hepatitis often goes undetected and becomes increasingly difficult to treat over time. Public awareness remains a critical factor…

Today, May 19, is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Dr. Howard Koh
Cross-posted from ONAP Blog

“Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV” is the theme for tomorrow’s sixth annual observance of National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. I am an Asian American who has seen the stigma and silence around HIV…

May 19: National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

On May 19, Asian & Pacific Islander (A&PI) communities across the U.S. and Pacific Island Jurisdictions will gather at over 25 events to acknowledge the impact of HIV on A&PIs, an often overlooked population at increasing risk for HIV. May…

The Role of Public Private Partnerships in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today, the White Office of National HIV/AIDS Policy (ONAP) engaged the business community, private foundations, and the HIV/AIDS community to begin a dialogue on how to improve the role of public private partnerships as our office develops the National HIV/AIDS…

May 18: HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Research | May 13, 2010 Read the full post

May 18, 2010 will mark HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD), an annual observance day that recognizes the thousands of volunteers, community leaders, health professionals, and scientists that work to develop a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine. The National Institute…

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…