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Improving the Fight Against Intersecting Epidemics: An Update on Federal Efforts to Address HIV/AIDS and Intimate Partner Violence Among Women and Girls

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Cross-posted from White House Blog

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and an important time to draw attention to the alarming prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) among women and girls. This is particularly true for women living with HIV, over half of whom have…

Black Voices: Managing my HIV = Managing my health

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In recognition of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) hosted its first day-long meeting on HIV among gay and bisexual men on September 26. The theme of the meeting was “Focus….

Housing Grants for HIV+ Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

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Women living with HIV/AIDS face multiple challenges—including increased risk for intimate partner violence (IPV) and housing instability. We know that the combination of HIV, violence, and insecure housing can have dramatic repercussions on women’s health. Studies indicate that over half…

Too Few Latinos Living with HIV are Getting Adequate Treatment

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As National Latino AIDS Awareness Day approaches on October 15, I invite all of you to help change the course of HIV in Hispanic/Latino communities. Hispanics/Latinos represent one-sixth of the U.S. population, but account for over one-fifth of the nation’s…

Have a 2014 Health Plan? Get Ready to Keep or Change it for 2015

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov Blog

If you bought a private health insurance plan through the Marketplace in 2014, you can renew your current plan or enroll in a different plan for 2015. You can do this between November 15, 2014 and February 15, 2015. If…

Being Social at the U.S Conference on AIDS, #USCA2014

New Media | October 7, 2014 Read the full post
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Hosted by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) , the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) is the largest national gathering of HIV advocates, healthcare providers, and people living with, or affected by, HIV/AIDS. As in prior years, USCA presented AIDS.gov with…

USCA 2014: Viral Hepatitis in the Spotlight for the First Time

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Viral hepatitis has long been a concern of organizations working in the HIV/AIDS field because of high rates of co-infection. It is estimated that 10% of people living with HIV are co-infected with hepatitis B and 25% are co-infected with…

Anatomy of a Tweet

New Media | October 4, 2014 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from TARGET Center

AIDS.Gov  is hosting a Social Media Lab, at USCA 2014, providing TA and training on use of new media tools. In the first day of operations, around 20 people dropped by for 15-20 minute one-on-one consults. Their questions vary but fall…