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El video de la cascada de tratamiento de VIH ahora está también disponible en español

La cascada de tratamiento de VIH

Ahora el video de la cascada de tratamiento de VIH también está disponible en español Recientemente compartido un vídeo sobre la cascada de tratamiento del VIH en los Estados Unidos que rápidamente se ha convertido en uno de los videos…

Addressing Potential Discrimination against Health Professions Students with HBV Infection

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The Department of Justice, the Department of Education, and the Department of Health and Human Services sent a joint letter this week to the nation’s medical schools, dental schools, nursing schools, and other health-related schools regarding hepatitis B discrimination. Citing…

CDC Recommends PrEP for Injection Drug Users

Research | June 13, 2013 Read the full post
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today published in the weekly Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report interim guidance for the use of Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV infection among Injecting Drug Users (IDUs). Results from…

Study finds first evidence that PrEP can reduce HIV risk among people who inject drugs

Research | June 13, 2013 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from Study finds first evidence that PrEP can reduce HIV risk among people who inject drugs

Daily HIV medications now proven to prevent HIV among all groups at high risk A daily dose of a medication used to treat HIV infection reduced the risk of HIV acquisition among people who inject drugs by 49 percent. Those…

Increasing Flexibility for Ryan White Grantees Making 75/25 Core Medical Services Waiver Requests

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Last week, HRSA published a Final Notice in the Federal Register, and invited comments, amending the uniform standards for requesting a core medical services waiver for fiscal year (FY) 2014 and beyond. This revision provides Ryan White grantees more flexibility…

New Pew Report: Smartphone Ownership in 2013

New Media | June 11, 2013 Read the full post
Pew smartphone ownership graph

The Pew Internet and American Life Project  released new data  last week showing that 56% of all American adults use smartphones. At AIDS.gov, we have seen growth in mobile access to our website. Since January, 2013, nearly 37% of visits…

CDC Launches New Campaign “Reasons/Razones” Encouraging HIV Testing Among Latino Gay & Bisexual Men

CDC Reasons - My Friends

This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched REASONS/RAZONES – the newest HIV testing campaign under the CDC Act Against AIDS initiative. The bilingual campaign is the agency’s first national effort to encourage HIV testing among Latino…

Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: HIV in the Caribbean Region

Global | June 7, 2013 Read the full post
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Note: In the United States, Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is June 8. For this observance, Caribbean-American leaders sponsor diverse activities to create awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the health status of Caribbean-Americans within their specific communities. The observance also…