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Hepatitis Testing Day

Hepatitis Risk Assessment

This week, we mark the second annual observance of Hepatitis Testing Day. Establishment of this national health awareness day on May 19 was called for in the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis as part…

Digital Storytelling: “Taking Root” to End Stigma and Raise Awareness

New Media | May 17, 2013 Read the full post
CMYK Vertical

The Banyan Tree Project launched Taking Root: Our Stories, Our Community last year for May 19, the National Asian & Pacific Islander (A&PI) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Taking Root puts the power to end HIV stigma back in the hands of…

Moving Forward on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Global | May 17, 2013 Read the full post
Col. Nelson Michael

“It will take 10 years.” That is what researchers usually say when asked how much longer it will take to develop a safe and effective HIV vaccine. Some of the world’s brightest minds have been on this quest for 30…

Viral Hepatitis Action Plan Celebrates 2nd Anniversary, Looks Toward Future

Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis

This month marks the second anniversary of Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis – and over the past two years, with your support, we have been able to…

HOPWA Demonstration Projects Seek Improved Coordination of Housing and Care Services

HUD IHHP graphic

Projects underway in seven communities around the nation are providing permanent and transitional housing and other support services to more than 200 households with families and individuals living with HIV/AIDS and informing the development of new cross-program approaches in HIV…

Snap, Filter, & Share: Using Instagram in Response to HIV

New Media | May 14, 2013 Read the full post
Instagram Step 3

Over the past few years, more and more people have shifted from using a standalone camera to their mobile phones to take photos. Smartphones make it convenient and easy for people to take photos whenever they want, and to share…

Latino Community Rallies to Generate Awareness of Viral Hepatitis

Bethsy Morales-Reid

During May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month, we also mark National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (NHHAD). Both of these events highlight the importance of strengthening efforts to address hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among Latinos. NHHAD is a national community…

A Critical Tool Toward Creating an AIDS-Free Generation

Global | May 12, 2013 Read the full post
Woman Feeds Her Baby a Bottle of Formula
Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

On Mother’s Day, we celebrate the many exceptional women in our lives and around the globe. Today, and every day, we are grateful for — and indebted to — the billions of mothers and other women who serve as the…