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We Need Every Tool to End HIV


Editor’s Note: As we reflect on personal perspectives from 2014,  we would like to share this blog that has been cross-posted from . For more information on PrEP, visit HIV-negative gay men have a responsibility to use every tool at their disposal, including…

A Personal Perspective from Dr. Timothy Harrison

Tim Harrison Reflection

Editor’s Note: As we near the end of 2014, we reflect on some of the  personal perspectives we have shared throughout the year. Today, we want to share with you Dr. Timothy Harrison’s personal story and his commitment to working…

Looking Ahead to 2015


As 2014 comes to a close and we prepare to celebrate the potential of the new year, Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, shares his thoughts on the year ahead in this video message. Dr. Valdiserri,…

2014 Viral Hepatitis Year-in-Review and Looking to 2015

Ronald Valdiserri

2014 has been a year of both opportunities and challenges in the fight against viral hepatitis. In May, the World Health Assembly passed a new resolution  [PDF 151 KB] on viral hepatitis, urging member states to develop and implement coordinated, national…

Top 5 Digital Trends of 2014 for the HIV community

New Media | December 30, 2014 Read the full post

The team monitors the digital landscape so we can adapt our outreach to meet our audiences’ communication preferences. We also learn about the HIV community’s evolving needs through’s Social Media Labs—free, in-person, technical assistance sessions we offer at…

Social Media and Accessibility: Resources to Know

New Media | December 23, 2014 Read the full post
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When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, there was no Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Since then, the number of social media channels, and their use for communication among all demographics, has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, however, despite…

FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg’s statement on FDA’s blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex with men

Cross-posted from FDA Newsroom

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is a science-based regulatory agency that works to protect and promote the public health. In this role, it is our responsibility to regulate the blood supply and to help ensure its continued safety for…

Douglas Brooks: World AIDS Day & New Year’s Reflection

Douglas Brooks

As 2014 draws to a close, we sat down with Douglas Brooks, Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), to talk about his reflections on the White House’s World AIDS Day 2014 event and his thoughts about…