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Dr. Deborah Birx Sworn-In as New U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

Global | April 4, 2014 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from PEPFAR Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Dr. Deborah Birx was sworn in today as the new Ambassador at Large and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator to lead all U.S. Government international HIV/AIDS efforts. Ambassador Birx now oversees implementation of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS…

HHS announces important Medicare information for people in same-sex marriages

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Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Social Security Administration (SSA) is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and reductions in Part B and premium Part…

Swallow A Pill for HIV Prevention

Venton Jones

Last year I had the pleasure to work on a video project with the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition (NBGMAC) , in collaboration with the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) . We set out to develop a tool that would educate…

Updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan Released

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Cross-posted from The Huffington Post Blog

Today we are pleased to release an updated version of the nation’s first comprehensive cross-governmental action plan to combat chronic viral hepatitis, initially launched in 2011. The Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (2014-2016) [PDF 2,068KB] builds upon…

Open Enrollment is over

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov Health Insurance Blog

We know many of you worked hard to finish enrolling in a health plan in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Sometimes despite your best efforts, you might have run into delays caused by heavy traffic to HealthCare.gov or our call center,…

Read All About It – On Social Media?

New Media | April 1, 2014 Read the full post
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At AIDS.gov, we utilize our accounts on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram  to share important HIV/AIDS updates. In addition to our blog, social media is where we engage our readers and provide the latest news from federal agencies on HIV and viral hepatitis….

Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative Gears Up for 2014 Policy & Advocacy Summit

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At AIDS.gov we have been fortunate enough to share with you voices from the community of men dedicated to amplifying the response to HIV among Black men who have sex with men (MSM). Our Black Voices blog series brings together young…

Updated Guidelines: Perinatal Antiretroviral Treatment

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Cross-posted from AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS News

The HHS Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission announces the release of the updated Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in…