BLOG.AIDS.GOV - Changing to in Spring 2017



Recent Posts

New Options Available To Visualize CDC Data


CDC’s surveillance systems track HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB. Getting this information to those who need it most in an accessible, usable, and meaningful format is a primary goal for CDC. The launch of Atlas in 2012 made…

HIV Diagnoses Have Decreased In The African American Community; Prevention And Care Necessary To Continue The Decline


National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), held every year on February 7, has for 17 years been a time to encourage HIV prevention, testing, and access to care and treatment in the African American community. This year, it is a…

New Digital Storytelling Resources from Greater Than AIDS: We Are Family

New Media | February 7, 2017 Read the full post
Deondre and Kathy

In case you missed it! Last week, posted a blog with digital resources usable for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7). Today, we would like to share some additional video resources , brand-new from Greater Than AIDS “We…

Remembering Corey Dubin

Corey Dubin Resized

It is with great sadness that we recognize the loss of our colleague Corey Dubin, who was an advocate for people with hemophilia living with HIV. In the early days of the epidemic, Corey contracted HIV and hepatitis C through…

Ready for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day? Digital Communication Resources

New Media | January 31, 2017 Read the full post
NBHAAD logo - resized Jan 2017

Tuesday, February 7, is the 18th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). The Strategic Leadership Council, a community-led group that sets the direction for NBHAAD , announced that this year’s theme is “I Am My Brother’s and…

HIV Care For Rural Veterans

VA logo resized
Cross-posted from U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs Blog

VA researcher working to improve HIV care for rural Veterans Telehealth option connects rural Veterans with HIV specialists WASHINGTON – Dr. Michael Ohl  of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Iowa City VA Health Care System is creating a model…

Digital Health: Moving from Silos to Systems

New Media | January 24, 2017 Read the full post
USAID digital blog - man with phone - Jan 24 2017 - resized
Cross-posted from USAID Blog

Editor’s Note: The following blog provides information about a federal partner’s digital efforts. Throughout the year we will share information from other federal HIV programs. From health officers conducting contact tracing with mobile phones in Ebola-affected countries to TB patients…

Updated National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017 – 2020 Released

National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan
Cross-posted from HHS Blog

Summary: The National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017 – 2020 has been released If you haven’t already seen it, we want to encourage you to take some time to learn about the National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017-2020 (Action Plan). The…