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Minority Health Determines the Health of the Nation

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April is National Minority Health Month, and one of the most important health issues for minorities that we can highlight for this month is HIV. The estimated lifetime risk for a diagnosis of HIV infection is a key measure of…

In the Know: Social Media for Public Health—Facebook & Image Sharing

New Media | April 19, 2013 Read the full post
Melissa Beaupierre

“In the Know: Facebook and Image Sharing for Public Health” is a live webcast exploring how image-based social media channels–including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Flickr–can be used effectively for public health impact. This webcast is sponsored by CDC National Prevention…

PACHA Passes Two Spirit and Transgender Resolutions and Discusses the Stigma Index

Ejay Jack

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) met in Washington, D.C. on February 7 – 8, 2013 to discuss a range of issues that impact the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The presentations also included the following topics: understanding the epidemic in the transgender…

Courage, Strength, Resilience: Women Fight AIDS

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Cross-posted from White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

On Monday, I attended the launch of EMPOWERED, Alicia Keys’ new campaign  with Greater than AIDS to reach and inform women about HIV/AIDS, at an event hosted by the Kaiser Family Foundation. This is the second event that Alicia Keys and…

White House To Host a Meeting on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Affordable Care Act in Baltimore

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On Monday, April 29, 2013, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) will host the fourth in a series of regional meetings on the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). That meeting will take place in the…

FY 2014 Budget reflects the Administration’s Commitment to Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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Cross-posted from White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Last week, the President sent Congress his budget for fiscal year 2014. The 2014 Budget highlights this Administration’s ongoing commitment to implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The Budget also aligns with the President’s commitment to achieving the goals of the Strategy by…

AIDS United Announces $1 Million Investment in Grants to Help HIV-Positive People Stay in Care

Ronald Valdiserri

AIDS United , a national organization dedicated to ending the AIDS epidemic in the United States, recently announced $1 million in grants to seven organizations from diverse communities across the U.S. to help define and expand programs that help keep HIV-positive…

1, 2, 3: Video Upload

New Media | April 16, 2013 Read the full post
Vine Gif

Video sharing remains a powerful tool for sharing health information. According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project , 71% of online Americans use video-sharing sites (such as YouTube and Vimeo). On YouTube alone, users upload more than 72…