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Pre-Application TA Webinars for CDC CBO FOA

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Beginning this week, CDC will be offering pre-application technical assistance webinar conference calls for potential applicants under Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PS15-1502: Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Community-Based Organizations. The schedule is as follows: October 15th at 10:00 a.m….

Online Resources for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD): October 15

New Media | October 14, 2014 Read the full post
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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) 2014 The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA)  and its partners are the community sponsors for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD, which is observed on annually on October 15.  The theme for NLAAD 2014…

Presidential Proclamation — International Day of the Girl, 2014

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Cross-posted from The White House Office of the Press Secretary

Editors Note: Today is National Girls Day. Below is President Obama’s Proclamation. Please also read: Improving the Fight Against Intersecting Epidemics: An Update on Federal Efforts to Address HIV/AIDS and Intimate Partner Violence Among Women and Girls.  INTERNATIONAL DAY OF…

Why You Should Care About Mental Health

RADM Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H., Acting U.S. Surgeon General
Cross-posted from MentalHealth.gov

Most people don’t realize how common mental health and substance abuse problems are in the United States. Just as there are many types of physical illness, mental illness is varied and can affect people at all stages of life. In…

Improving the Fight Against Intersecting Epidemics: An Update on Federal Efforts to Address HIV/AIDS and Intimate Partner Violence Among Women and Girls

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Cross-posted from White House Blog

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and an important time to draw attention to the alarming prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) among women and girls. This is particularly true for women living with HIV, over half of whom have…

Black Voices: Managing my HIV = Managing my health

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In recognition of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) hosted its first day-long meeting on HIV among gay and bisexual men on September 26. The theme of the meeting was “Focus….

Housing Grants for HIV+ Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

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Women living with HIV/AIDS face multiple challenges—including increased risk for intimate partner violence (IPV) and housing instability. We know that the combination of HIV, violence, and insecure housing can have dramatic repercussions on women’s health. Studies indicate that over half…

Too Few Latinos Living with HIV are Getting Adequate Treatment

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As National Latino AIDS Awareness Day approaches on October 15, I invite all of you to help change the course of HIV in Hispanic/Latino communities. Hispanics/Latinos represent one-sixth of the U.S. population, but account for over one-fifth of the nation’s…