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Ryan White and HIV Testing Day

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Cross-posted from TARGET Center

June 23, 2016 TARGET Center The proportion of HIV-infected individuals who know their status has improved in recent years, demonstrating progress toward objectives set forth in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the HIV Care Continuum, both of which include the goal…

Making the most of hashtags on Twitter

New Media | July 5, 2016 Read the full post
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Hashtags provide a quick and easy way to search, organize, and share information on Twitter. What are they? Hashtags can be any word preceded by the # symbol. Using them lets you associate your tweets with a larger topic (e.g.,…

FDA approves Epclusa for treatment of chronic Hepatitis C virus infection

Research | June 30, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from FDA Newsroom

First regimen to treat all six major HCV genotypes The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Epclusa to treat adult patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) both with and without cirrhosis (advanced liver disease). For patients with moderate to…

CMS Announces New Plan to Strengthen the Marketplace by Covering Young Adults

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As part of its continued commitment to the long-term strength of the Marketplace, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a series of actions to step up Marketplace outreach, especially to young adults, for the 2017 Open…

SMAIF-Funded HRSA Grant Opportunity Will Expand Use of Community Health Workers to Improve Access to HIV Care

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Community health workers (CHWs) can play a key role in linking people living with HIV to critical medical care and providing ongoing support to help them navigate the health care system and remain adherent to HIV treatment. CHWs are lay…

250+ Sites Participate in National PrEP Listening Session with the White House and HHS

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Community representatives from around the country were recently invited to provide input on improving access to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and strengthening PrEP delivery systems in the United States. More than 250 sites participated in the national listening session that…

5 Inspiring Stories, 1 message: Get tested, live healthy

New Media | June 28, 2016 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: For National HIV Testing Day, 5 people shared with us inspiring stories of living healthy – with HIV or by managing their HIV risk. Each of their journeys began with an HIV test. We hope these stories will…

For National HIV Testing Day, CDC Launches Serostatus Matters, a New Continuing Medical Education Opportunity to Encourage Primary Care Providers to Test their Patients for HIV

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Over 1 million people in the United States are living with HIV and 1 in 8 – approximately 156,300 people – do not know they have it. HIV testing is the only way people can tell if they have HIV….