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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…

HIV and Aging

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2015 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: Today is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. Following is a blog by Dr. Jono Mermin, Centers for Disease Control, and Dr. Sean Cahill, Fenway Institute.  National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is a day to reflect on…

Joint HUD-DOJ Demonstration Designed to Prevent Homelessness among Victims of Domestic Violence

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The HUD Exchange

To help prevent victims of domestic violence living with HIV/AIDS from falling into homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making more than $9 million available to state, local governments, and non-profits through the Violence Against…

#TBT: The Ryan White Program at 25 – ‘A Beacon’

Policy & Programs | September 17, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: Last week, the Administration celebrated the achievements of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, remembered the life of Ryan White and what it took to pass the landmark law. The nation is on track under the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy [PDF…

HHS awards nearly $500 million in Affordable Care Act funding to health centers to expand primary care services

Policy & Programs | September 17, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS.gov

Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced nearly $500 million in Affordable Care Act funding to support health centers nationwide in providing primary care services to those who need them most.  The awards include approximately $350 million…

Are You Prepared for Any Emergency?

Policy & Programs | September 16, 2015 Read the full post
Don't Wait. Communicate. Make your emergency plan today.

September is National Preparedness Month, a time when we are all reminded of the importance of having a plan to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe and healthy in case of a natural disaster or other type of emergency….