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Herramientas en Español (Tools in Spanish)

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Cross-posted from TARGET Center

The need for Spanish language and culturally-appropriate HIV resources is great as 21% of U.S. HIV/AIDS cases  are among Hispanic individuals. On the TARGET Center site are dozens of Spanish language resources designed to help meet that demand, developed by Ryan White agencies…

3 Ways Digital Tools Can Reach Youth

New Media | April 5, 2016 Read the full post
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National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is on April 10, and Advocates for Youth plans and leads this observance. Rachel Cooke, Associate Director for Communications at Advocates for Youth, recently shared the following takeaways about how digital tools…

The White House – Presidential Proclamation: National Public Health Week, 2016

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

National Public Health Week, 2016 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation During National Public Health Week, we join together to enhance public health ‑‑ the foundation of our security and well-being ‑‑ here at home and around…

Federal Work Group Looks to Future of Viral Hepatitis Action Plan

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Viral hepatitis is a growing public health problem in the United States. This increase is being fueled in part by the widespread epidemic of opioid abuse that is devastating families and communities across the country. These new cases add to…

The White House: Our Commitment to Improving Outcomes in the Transgender Community

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: Find out what happened when The White House hosted a consultation with advocates on effectively addressing HIV in the transgender community. This week, as National LGBT Health Awareness Week comes to a close, we wanted to recognize the ongoing…

Measuring Stigma: Where Do We Go From Here?

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Prejudices and negative attitudes directed towards people living with HIV have very real consequences: Stigma discourages people from getting tested for HIV, sharing their HIV positive status with loved ones, and seeking care and sticking to treatment. Yet in the…

Next Open Enrollment Period

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Open Enrollment for 2016 health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace ended January 31, 2016. If you didn’t enroll by then, you can enroll in a health insurance plan for 2016 only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period…

White House Meeting on HIV Stigma Examines Interventions, Measures, Actions

White House Meeting on HIV Stigma: Research for a Robust Response
Cross-posted from White House Blog

Summary: On March 3, ONAP and NIH co-hosted the White House Meeting on HIV Stigma: Research for a Robust Response. As we approach the 35th anniversary of the first case reports of what would later come to be known as HIV/AIDS,…