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ICMYI: World AIDS Day and Toward 2017


As the team reflects on 2016 and looks forward to 2017, today we recap our World AIDS Day 2016 posts. From the White House The White House published a blog post marking both domestic and global successes in the…

Connecting with Twitter influencers to build your community

New Media | January 3, 2017 Read the full post

How can you can gain access to a wider network and build your community on Twitter? By creating relationships with relevant people and organizations in the HIV/AIDS community that already have large Twitter followings! In doing so, not only do…

Southern Forum Addresses HIV among Gay and Bisexual Men of Color


HIV continues to take a heavy toll in the southern United States. Southern states represent 33 percent of the U.S. population, but accounted for an estimated 44 percent of people living with an HIV diagnosis and 50 percent of new…

Digital Media Blogs: Best of 2016!

New Media | December 27, 2016 Read the full post

Editor’s Note: The weekly digital media blog shares how we observe and use digital tools to amplify HIV messages. As we wrap up 2016, here are the five blogs that were most popular with you, our reader. Go Social…

AIDSinfo Adds Investigational Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Information to Website

“What is PRO-140?” “In what phase of study is injectable cabotegravir?” “How do latency-reversing agents work?” Answers to all of these questions can be found in the AIDSinfo Drug Database. The database is a federal resource that includes information on…

250 Sites Participated In Listening Session With The Transgender Community


The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) recently convened a community listening session to hear about the ways that the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF) might help to further improve HIV prevention and care for transgender women of…

Does the Twitterverse Know About Your Event?

New Media | December 20, 2016 Read the full post

Twitter is one of the ways you can share information about HIV awareness days like National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, health fairs and other special events. To help you plan for 2017, we’ve put together a checklist of ways to…

HRSA Funds New Hepatitis C and HIV Coinfection Initiative

Cross-posted from HHS Blog

Summary: HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau has awarded a new initiative to improve hepatitis C virus (HCV) services among HIV/HCV coinfected people of color, funded under the FY 2016 Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund. HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau has awarded a new initiative…