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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
blog.aids.gov

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, AIDS.gov Director, and…

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

New Media | August 12, 2008 Read the full post
blog.aids.gov

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…

If You Build It, Will They Come? (Part 4 on Blogging)

New Media | July 29, 2008 Read the full post
red bullhorn

If you decide to start a blog for yourself or your organization, part of your strategy should include blog promotion. How and where you promote your blog are key elements in engaging your readers to comment, subscribe, and share your…

Perspectives on Blogging about HIV/AIDS (Part 3 on Blogging)

New Media | July 22, 2008 Read the full post
Dr. David Wessner

This week we continue our series on blogs. Blogging can be an effective way to communicate HIV messages and engage people in a dialogue about important issues and topics. Today, we’ll highlight two HIV/AIDS-focused blogs that bring distinct perspectives to…