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NIH Spotlights HIV Cure Research

Research | November 15, 2016 Read the full post
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In two Facebook Live events from NIAID’s Strategies for an HIV Cure conference this week we learned about advances in HIV cure research from leaders in HIV science. Dr. Fauci Reflects on the State of HIV Cure Research As the…

Social Media Lab at #TransHealth16: Learn How To Amplify HIV Messages With Digital Tools

New Media | November 15, 2016 Read the full post
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AIDS.gov and What Works in Youth HIV are offering a Social Media Lab at the 4th annual National Trans Health Conference  (#TransHealth16) this week. AIDS.gov is funded by the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF), and we are always looking…

HIV Prevention Efforts for Hispanics/Latinos must improve

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Cross-posted from CDC - HIV/AIDS

Hispanics/Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV. In 2014, 23% of all new HIV diagnoses in the United States were among Hispanics/Latinos, who represent 16% of the US population. Hispanics/Latinos account for 21% of the 1.2 million people living with HIV…

NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Discusses Viral Suppression

Research | November 11, 2016 Read the full post
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Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has spoken with AIDS.gov about the important issue of viral suppression at several major HIV conferences during the past few months,…

HOPWA Formula Modernization Reflects Current HIV Trends

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Director’s Note from Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., Director, HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy: We know that people living with HIV who have unstable housing have poorer health outcomes and are at greater risk for transmitting HIV. I conducted…

Dates & deadlines for 2017 health insurance

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Cross-posted from Heathcare.gov

You can enroll in or change 2017 Marketplace health insurance right now. Important dates to note: November 1, 2016: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage…

Join The Listening Session To Address HIV In The Transgender Community On December 8, 2016 – Open Call For Speakers!

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On Thursday, December 8, 2016, the HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) will host a community listening session on strategies for improving HIV prevention and care for transgender women of color. The session will be conducted via…

The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

New Media | November 8, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: Take a look at how we plan to preserve and pass on the digital history of the Obama administration. President Obama is the first “social media president”: the first to have @POTUS on Twitter , the first to go…