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NIH Announces Funding for New Technologies for Viral Hepatitis

Research | January 23, 2015 Read the full post
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to encourage small businesses to address viral hepatitis research opportunities delineated in the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (Action Plan) [PDF 2MB]….

Need coverage for 2015? There’s still time!

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Cross-posted from Health Insurance Marketplace

Miss the January 15 deadline? Did you miss the January 15 deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan? Don’t worry, there’s still time. February 15 is the final deadline to sign up for a plan for 2015. Don’t wait…

New Media Goals for 2015 – Part 1

New Media | January 20, 2015 Read the full post
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On December 30th, AIDS.gov blogged about our take on social media trends for 2014 and how those trends might affect the HIV community. Now we have data from the last Pew Internet Social Media Update , which have helped to formulate…

Black Voices: 7 Inspiring MLK Quotes & New Media

New Media | January 16, 2015 Read the full post
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January 18th is Martin Luther King Day. We honor the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For his birthday, the AIDS.gov Black Voices bloggers share reflections on their favorite quote from Dr. King as inspiration for our work towards an AIDS-free…

Implementing the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan: The Role of Community Leadership

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The development of the updated national Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis: 2014-2016 [PDF 2.01MB] (Action Plan) in April 2014 marked a new opportunity for community-based organizations invested in eliminating hepatitis B and C disparities, to…

Ongoing Efforts to Reduce Reporting Burden for HHS HIV Grantees

Ronald Valdiserri

To help achieve a more coordinated response to HIV in the U.S., the National HIV/AIDS Strategy contains the following recommendation: “The Federal Government should take short and longer-term efforts to simplify grant administration activities, including work to standardize data collection…

Things to know about health insurance and your taxes

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Cross-posted from Healthcare.gov Blog

Did you know that your health coverage may affect your taxes? If anyone in your household enrolled in a Marketplace plan in 2014, you’ll need some new information when you file your federal income taxes. Here are 5 things to…

#NLAAD in 2015: Increasing Latinos’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Using Social Media Learnings from 2014

New Media | January 13, 2015 Read the full post
Antonio Ochoa

Editor’s note: Today we continue our series of guest posts on social media strategies to amplify the key messages for HIV/AIDS observance days. Our experience has taught us that effective social marketing targeting includes a clear understanding of four key…