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New Media | January 27, 2015 Read the full post
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Editor’s Note: Miguel Gomez, Director of, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and, Jeremy Vanderlan, Mobile Practice Lead, ICF International, speak on this podcast with Karen McGrane and Ethan Marcotte of the Responsive Web…

Justice Department Settles with Ohio Healthcare System Over HIV Discrimination

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The Justice Department announced on January 15, 2015 that, as part of its Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, the department has reached a settlement with Genesis Healthcare System (Genesis) to resolve claims that Genesis discriminated against a woman with HIV in violation…

NIH Announces Funding for New Technologies for Viral Hepatitis

Research | January 23, 2015 Read the full post
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to encourage small businesses to address viral hepatitis research opportunities delineated in the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (Action Plan) [PDF 2MB]….

Need coverage for 2015? There’s still time!
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Miss the January 15 deadline? Did you miss the January 15 deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan? Don’t worry, there’s still time. February 15 is the final deadline to sign up for a plan for 2015. Don’t wait…

New Media Goals for 2015 – Part 1

New Media | January 20, 2015 Read the full post

On December 30th, blogged about our take on social media trends for 2014 and how those trends might affect the HIV community. Now we have data from the last Pew Internet Social Media Update , which have helped to formulate…

Black Voices: 7 Inspiring MLK Quotes & New Media

New Media | January 16, 2015 Read the full post

January 18th is Martin Luther King Day. We honor the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For his birthday, the Black Voices bloggers share reflections on their favorite quote from Dr. King as inspiration for our work towards an AIDS-free…

Implementing the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan: The Role of Community Leadership

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The development of the updated national Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis: 2014-2016 [PDF 2.01MB] (Action Plan) in April 2014 marked a new opportunity for community-based organizations invested in eliminating hepatitis B and C disparities, to…

Ongoing Efforts to Reduce Reporting Burden for HHS HIV Grantees

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To help achieve a more coordinated response to HIV in the U.S., the National HIV/AIDS Strategy contains the following recommendation: “The Federal Government should take short and longer-term efforts to simplify grant administration activities, including work to standardize data collection…