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Helping Understand and Treat HIV Through Community-Based Leadership

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have helped bring about much of the tremendous progress in understanding and treating HIV, ranging from increasing HIV awareness, to fighting HIV-related discrimination, to volunteering for cutting-edge research. This legacy of community-based…

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2012 Read the full post
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Each year on September 27 we observe National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) to reflect on, and recommit to reducing, the heavy toll that HIV continues to take on gay and bisexual men, who remain at the epicenter of…

Secretary Clinton Recognizes Progress on Shared Responsibility for AIDS Response

Global | September 26, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Today at the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, Secretary Clinton spoke of the shared responsibility of the world to defeat HIV/AIDS. At an event organized by African Union President Yayi of Benin, she highlighted growing African leadership against the…

HIV Prevention Goes Social

New Media | September 25, 2012 Read the full post
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With over half of all of Americans over the age of 12 using online social networks, there is no doubt that social media plays an ever increasing role in how the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC ) reaches our constituents. And,…

Putting Children Front and Center in the Response to HIV/AIDS

Global | September 25, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

This week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, world leaders are coming together to move the world’s health and development agenda forward. Among the key agenda items is securing a better future for children — which is…

Webinar: Innovations in HIV Prevention for Gay and Bisexual Men

Policy & Programs | September 24, 2012 Read the full post
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Since the first cases of AIDS were reported in five gay men in 1981, public health professionals around the world have been working to prevent the spread of HIV, especially among men who have sex with men (MSM).  The epidemic…

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day: Recognizing the Challenges of Growing Older with HIV/AIDS

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

Today marks the fifth observance of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day.  It is a day where we recognize that while the progress made in reducing HIV mortality and morbidity is remarkable, people aging with HIV face multiple, unique challenges….

NIH Research on HIV and Aging

Policy & Programs | September 18, 2012 Read the full post
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As a result of the global response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, particularly the successful use and scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART), the spectrum of HIV disease has dramatically changed in the last several years. With good adherence to ART, many…