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5 digital tools to share the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

New Media | July 21, 2015 Read the full post
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In 2010, President Obama launched the first National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) – a 5-year road map that has mobilized a collective response to HIV in the United States. On July 30, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP)…

The Importance of Integrating HIV and Addiction Treatment

Research | July 21, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from National Institute on Drug Abuse: Nora's Blog

Great progress has been made in reducing the number of new HIV infections and transforming the disease into a manageable and livable condition, but we still have some way to go to achieve an AIDS-free world. Injection drug use is…

Viewing Session – National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020

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In 2010, President Obama released the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) that has truly impacted every HIV policy and program in the United States.  It is remarkable how over the ensuing years, the vast majority of persons working on…

Early Antiretroviral Therapy Prevents Non-Aids Outcomes in HIV-Infected People, NIH-Supported Study Finds

Research | July 21, 2015 Read the full post
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New Findings Illustrate Manifold Benefit of Therapy Starting antiretroviral therapy early not only prevents serious AIDS-related diseases, but also prevents the onset of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other non-AIDS-related diseases in HIV-infected people, according to a new analysis of data…

HIV Control Through Treatment Durably Prevents Heterosexual Transmission of Virus

Research | July 20, 2015 Read the full post
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NIH-Funded Trial Proves Suppressive Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-infected People Effective in Protecting Uninfected Partners ​Antiretroviral treatment that consistently suppresses HIV is highly effective at preventing sexual transmission of the virus in heterosexual couples where one person is HIV-infected and the…

Coming July 30: White House’s Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

New Media | July 20, 2015 Read the full post
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On July 30, 2015, the White House will release the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020, in Atlanta, Georgia. Watch and share this short video. Mark your calendars to watch the live stream on AIDS.gov starting at 10 a.m. EDT. Stay…

Join the HHS World Hepatitis Day Observance on Tuesday, July 28

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This July 28th marks the 6th annual World Hepatitis Day (WHD), an opportunity to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and come together to share our successes and strategize about our challenges. Importantly, WHD provides a platform to mobilize greater support…

Next Week: Video Highlights of HIV Science Presented at IAS 2015

Research | July 16, 2015 Read the full post
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The 8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) takes place next week in Vancouver, Canada. For those not able to be there in person, NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach has agreed to offer scientific highlights…