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Making HIV Prevention the Priority

Kevin Fenton: Health Protection Perspectives
Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives Blog

On September 24th, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that CDC allocated $30 million of the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund to expand HIV prevention efforts under the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy… Microgrant Awardees: Using New Media to Reach Youth

New Media | October 5, 2010 Read the full post
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA)

Last week in our series on microgrant awardees, we profiled four local groups using new media for HIV prevention, testing, and care to reach men who have sex with men (MSM). This week, the focus turns to youth. According…

Latino Community Leaders Meet in Washington D.C. to Talk about HIV

There were two events last week where leaders from the Latino community came together to talk about HIV. The first event was a meeting at the White House on implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in the Latino Community. Watch a…

ONAP Commissions Institute of Medicine to Examine Data Gaps in Monitoring Access and Quality of HIV Care
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Co-authored by Gregorio Millett, M.P.H., Senior Policy Advisor This time last year, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) announced a contract with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to conduct a series of policy analyses to help inform the National…

HHS Awards $3.5 Million to Expand HIV/AIDS Care Capacity for Minorities
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Earlier this month, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced two grants totaling more than $3.5 million to reach beyond the Ryan White Program – the federally funded program that provides care and treatment to about half a million Americans living with…

HHS Convenes Second Meeting of NHAS Implementation Group

Policy & Programs | September 28, 2010 Read the full post
HHS NHAS Implementation Group

Working towards the December 9 deadline for submitting its National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) implementation plan to the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services convened the second meeting of its department-wide NHAS Implementation Group yesterday.

Changing How We Think about HIV Awareness

New Media | September 28, 2010 Read the full post
HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC) logo funded 17 organizations serving communities of color, other communities at highest risk of HIV, and people living with HIV. The funding was intended to stimulate and support the organizations’ efforts to use new media to plan for and support…

Focusing HIV Prevention Efforts on Gay and Bisexual Men

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2010 Read the full post
Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. For me, every day is an “awareness day” about HIV/AIDS.  I feel it is important for me to talk about it, because I am increasingly concerned that many in the LGBT community…