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Want to Host a Webinar?: Tips from the Experts

New Media | February 3, 2016 Read the full post
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AIDS.gov maintains a resource page with webinars of interest to the HIV and hepatitis communities. It’s a central place for our readers to find webinars that interest them.  Our page also gives webinar organizers a way to promote their event,…

Get Your Game On! National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Twitterchat February 4 at 3:00 pm EST

New Media | February 2, 2016 Read the full post
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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is a time-honored day to raise awareness of HIV in the African American community and to promote getting involved, getting tested for HIV, and, for those who are living with HIV, getting into care…

Justice Department Settles with Alabama Moving Company Over Hepatitis-C Discrimination

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Cross-posted from Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs

The Justice Department reached an agreement today with Kemper Moving Systems Inc., a Huntsville, Alabama, franchise of Two Men and a Truck, to resolve allegations that the moving company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it refused service…

FDA approves Zepatier for treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotypes 1 and 4

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Cross-posted from FDA Newsroom

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zepatier (elbasvir and grazoprevir) with or without ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 infections in adult patients. Hepatitis C is a viral disease that…

What Drives Me? Getting to an AIDS-Free Generation

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Recently, I had the chance to sit down with my good friend and colleague, Jamal Brown, Press Secretary for the White House Office of Management and Budget, to talk about priorities for achieving the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy…

The Open Enrollment Clock is Ticking: Help Eligible Individuals Get Covered by Jan. 31

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Uninsured Americans have until January 31 to enroll in a 2016 qualified health plan. Many staff at Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program sites and elsewhere are working to assist people living with HIV in getting covered. How many people have enrolled…

Last chance to sign up for 2016 health coverage is January 31

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov Blog

Time is running out if you still need health coverage for 2016. Only a few days remain before the final January 31 deadline to enroll at HealthCare.gov. IMPORTANT If you miss the deadline, you may have to wait another year to…

AIDSinfo Guidelines App Provides Access to HIV Treatment Information at the Point of Care

New Media | January 26, 2016 Read the full post
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AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the go-to site for federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice treatment guidelines. To meet health care providers’ expectation for mobile access to the guidelines, AIDSinfo has released a new…