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CDC & HRSA Advance Efforts to Support Integrated State HIV Plans

Ronald Valdiserri

In a recent joint letter [PDF 28KB] to grantees, leadership of HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) and CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) re-affirmed their support for integrated HIV prevention and care planning groups and activities. They also announced a common 2016…

What They’re Saying: Douglas M. Brooks as the New Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy

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Cross-posted from Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

After President Obama announced [Monday] that Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, would lead the Office of National AIDS Policy, HIV/AIDS organizations from around the country announced their support. They echoed the President’s words when he said, “Douglas’s policy expertise combined with his extensive experience…

Join the YTH Social Media Lounge

New Media | March 25, 2014 Read the full post
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This April, those working in youth advocacy, health and technology will gather at the youth + health + tech (YTH) Live Conference . Taking place on April 6-8 in San Francisco, this conference showcases new technologies that are advancing the health…

Open Enrollment Ends in 6 Days, Lots of Help Available

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov

HIV community members and those seeking coverage — remember that there are multiple ways for people to get help finding coverage in the final 6 days of the Affordable Care Act’s first Open Enrollment period, which ends next Monday, March…

World TB Day: The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Is Vital to a Future Without Tuberculosis

Global | March 24, 2014 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from U.S Department of State Official Blog

Today, Monday, March 24, 2014, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) joins the international community in commemorating World TB Day and those who have lost their lives to this terrible disease; TB is second only to HIV/AIDS…

On World TB Day, Faster Progress Needed Against HIV & TB

Global | March 24, 2014 Read the full post
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From the start of the AIDS pandemic, HIV and tuberculosis (TB) have operated in lethal collaboration. Indeed TB, the millennia-old scourge, remains the single biggest killer of people living with HIV/AIDS, claiming the lives of more than 800 people every…

President Obama Announces Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama announced the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP). A leading HIV/AIDS policy expert, Douglas most recently served as Senior Vice President…

World TB Day

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Today, March 24, is World Tuberculosis Day. The annual observance provides the opportunity to raise awareness about TB-related problems and solutions and to support worldwide TB-control efforts. World TB Day also calls us to remember that the global burden of…