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Updating Our Strategy to Fight HIV/AIDS

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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Blog

More than three decades after we began seeing the first cases of HIV, we have made enormous progress against a formidable illness, but there’s still work ahead. In 2010, President Obama tasked the White House Office of National AIDS Policy…

Learning Social Media Basics to improve #ACA outreach

New Media | August 4, 2015 Read the full post
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The Partner Relations Group (PRG), in the Office of Communications at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), helps to communicate messages with national partners on a variety of CMS initiatives, including the Health Insurance Marketplace. At the end…

HUD and Department of Labor Launch Training Curriculum For HIV/AIDS Housing And Service Providers

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Cross-posted from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of HIV/AIDS Housing, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), today unveiled a new training curriculum for HIV/AIDS housing and…

The Path to a Cure for Hepatitis C in People with HIV

Research | July 28, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from NIAID - Health and Research Topics - Hepatitis

Hepatitis C can be a chronic condition that leads to liver failure, and treatments often haven’t worked for patients who are also co-infected with HIV. Thanks to research led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Gilead…

Presidential Proclamation — World Hepatitis Day, 2015

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Cross-posted from The White House, Briefing Room

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, 2015 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Around the world, doctors, medical researchers, and other professionals dedicated to health care and public health are working…

In Recognition of World Hepatitis Day

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

 “If we continue to box people in because of their medical conditions, to stigmatize individuals because of their health, and treat diseases as discrete conditions, we will never reach our common goals of health and wellbeing.” – Michael Botticelli, Director…

Join the White House release of the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

New Media | July 28, 2015 Read the full post
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On Thursday, July 30, 2015, the White House and AIDS.gov will live stream the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 during an all-day event in Atlanta, Georgia. Even if you can’t attend the launch event, digital tools…

Medicare & Medicaid: Keeping Americans Healthy for 50 Years – Digital Tools Update & More!

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This week, on July 30, 2015, our Nation will mark the 50th anniversary of the Medicaid and Medicare programs. For 50 years, these programs have been protecting the health and well-being of millions of Americans, saving lives, and improving the…