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PACHA Seeks Nominations

Policy & Programs | September 28, 2015 Read the full post

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking nominations of qualified individuals to be considered for appointment as members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). All nominations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m….

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on New PEPFAR Targets

Global | September 26, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House - Office of the Press Secretary

We are at a pivotal moment in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Globally, both new HIV infections and AIDS related deaths are down by more than 40 percent since their peak. This Administration has invested nearly $50 billion through the…

Digital Storytelling on National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

New Media | September 25, 2015 Read the full post

When the first Federal report of what would come to be known as AIDS emerged in 1981, none of the new media tools we use today were available. At that time, you got your news from a printed newspaper or…

For gay and bisexual men, a year of excitement could lead to a decade of progress

Policy & Programs | September 25, 2015 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: For National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have created several tools and resources, including the following blog.  Every year on September 27th, National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the HIV/AIDS community…

Secretary Burwell previews third Open Enrollment

Policy & Programs | September 24, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Press Office

New analysis shows 17.6 million have gained coverage as Affordable Care Act provisions have taken effect; about 10.5 million uninsured individuals are eligible for Marketplace coverage.  In a speech at the Howard University College of Medicine today, U.S. Secretary of…

Using Social Media to Promote Health and Wellness for Gay and Bisexual Men

New Media | September 22, 2015 Read the full post
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The San Francisco AIDS Foundation  (SFAF) will launch – a  new center for health and wellness for gay, bi and trans men – in October. The program brings together the foundation’s free services for sexual health, substance use, and mental…

IHS Hosts Second LGBT Listening Session: September 11, 2015

Policy & Programs | September 21, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Indian Health Service - Director's Blog

Last week, IHS held a second public meeting on health issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. This session, held at the Health and Human Services Hubert Humphrey Building in Washington, DC,…

PACHA Shares NHAS Implementation Recommendations

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2015 Read the full post
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During the 57th meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) on September 15, 2015, the Council shared recommendations on the implementation of the Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Mr. Douglas Brooks, MSW, Director of the White House Office…