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Looking Back, Moving Forward

New Media | September 23, 2008 Read the full post

Last week we attended the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC). USCA is the largest AIDS-related gathering in the U.S. Three-thousand people came together to share information, create new networks, and learn…

“A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words”– How to Increase Involvement in World AIDS Day 2008

New Media | September 16, 2008 Read the full post

“A picture is worth a thousand words” and today we will be talking about two different powerful pictures that relate to World AIDS Day–one which involves data, and the other which involves you. Picture # 1: The Trend The picture…

The Health Blogosphere

New Media | September 9, 2008 Read the full post
Secretary Mike Leavitt

As the summer comes to an end, we want to share information about an event which took place this summer and reinforced the importance of using new media tools in public health. In July, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) sponsored…

Using Twitter in Response to HIV/AIDS: The Hot New Tool (Today?)

New Media | September 2, 2008 Read the full post
Map of Hurricane Gustav

We’ve been hearing a lot about Twitter lately. At Texting4Health , Podcamp, and on NPR , people have been talking about Twitter as the "hot/new" tool to help you communicate fast and effectively. Just this last weekend, NPR’s Andy Carvin…

Share, Listen, and Learn

New Media | August 26, 2008 Read the full post

Last week, the New Media Expo took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Expo brought together 2,000 attendees, including individual media makers, companies, schools, and organizations wanting to learn how to create audio and video content that will educate, inform,…

“Engage and Deliver” But Don’t Forget to “Listen and Learn”

New Media | August 19, 2008 Read the full post
National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. Engage and Deliver 2008.

Last week, 1,000 people from the fields of public health, social marketing, health communication, health education, and other fields gathered in Atlanta for the CDC’s 2nd Annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. Miguel Gomez, Director, and…

International AIDS Conference: New Media and the AIDS Community – Some Good News

New Media | August 12, 2008 Read the full post

Last week, we "twittered" from the International AIDS Conference (IAC) , and we planned to talk about that this week. We were struck, however, by our conversations on new media with IAC delegates and we decided to write about what…

A Wake-up Call for All of Us: How Can New Media Help?

New Media | August 5, 2008 Read the full post
AIDS 2008

“The estimates from our nation’s new HIV incidence surveillance system reveal that the HIV epidemic is- and has been- worse than previously known. The recent U.S. HIV statistics are a wake-up call to all of us in the United States…