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NIH-led study to assess community-based hepatitis C treatment in Washington, D.C.

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Cross-posted from NIH

Officials from the National Institutes of Health and the city of Washington, D.C., launched a clinical trial to examine whether primary care physicians and other health care providers, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants, can use a new antiviral…

Affordable Care Act Covers Preventive Health Services for Women

During this week of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we are reminded that thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), most insurance plans are now required to cover many preventive services for women without charging a co-pay or…

Breaking Down Stigma—I Care About HIV/AIDS


Editor’s Note: For National Women and Girls Day, March 10th Gail T. Crockett , the Director of Strategic Supply Chain at McDonald’s Corporation, produced the following blog as part of the AIDS United Shero Series – Highlighting Women Making a Difference…

Nationwide nearly 11.7 million consumers are enrolled in 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace coverage

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2015 Contact: HHS Press Office 202-690-6343 More than 4.1 million young people selected a plan or were re-enrolled; nearly 7.7 million people with plan selections in states qualify for an average tax credit of…

African American Women Should #TakeChargeandTest this National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Every March 10, CDC joins millions across the country to observe National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This special day is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health and is intended to…

Stepping out of the Shadows, Together for Women and Girls

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Cross-posted from The White House

Today, the Office of National AIDS Policy, Office of the Vice President, and the White House Council on Women and Girls commemorate the 10th observance of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Along with other Federal, national and community…

Evolving our social media strategy to reach women and their families

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In March 2012,  I shared Iris House’s social media strategy. We are a community-based organization that provides comprehensive services and advocacy for women, families, and communities impacted by HIV/AIDS. As we commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, I…

Watch: White House Event—HIV & Violence against Women and Girls – March 10th

On Tuesday, March 10, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President and the White House Council on Women and Girls, will host a special event to commemorate the annual observance…