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Snap, Filter, & Share: Using Instagram in Response to HIV

New Media | May 14, 2013 Read the full post
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Over the past few years, more and more people have shifted from using a standalone camera to their mobile phones to take photos. Smartphones make it convenient and easy for people to take photos whenever they want, and to share…

Latino Community Rallies to Generate Awareness of Viral Hepatitis

Bethsy Morales-Reid

During May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month, we also mark National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (NHHAD). Both of these events highlight the importance of strengthening efforts to address hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among Latinos. NHHAD is a national community…

A Critical Tool Toward Creating an AIDS-Free Generation

Global | May 12, 2013 Read the full post
Woman Feeds Her Baby a Bottle of Formula
Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

On Mother’s Day, we celebrate the many exceptional women in our lives and around the globe. Today, and every day, we are grateful for — and indebted to — the billions of mothers and other women who serve as the…

Navigating HIV Care: Using Navigators, Linkage Specialists & Community Health Care Workers to Improve Health Outcomes Webinar

hands holding red ribbons

On Thursday, May 23, the HHS Office of HIV/AIDS & Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) working with the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance (HIV PJA) will convene a webinar to discuss how HIV care navigation can improve health equity and decrease disparities…

Landmark Steps to Liberate Open Data

White House
Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Editor’s note: Yesterday, the White House issued an Executive Order and an accompanying Open Data Policy, as well as a series of complementary actions. According to the press statement, “The Executive Order requires that, going forward, data generated by the government be made available in…

Eliminating Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis B: More Than Just a Test

pregnant woman image

This Sunday we will observe Mother’s Day and celebrate mothers across the nation. May is also Hepatitis Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and to highlight opportunities to address this ‘silent epidemic’, such as redoubling our…

Google+ and YouTube Training Webinar for HIV Community and Others

Melissa Beaupierre

Join the CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) on May 14 at 2 P.M. (ET) for a live webcast, “In the Know: Google Plus & YouTube for Public Health.” This webcast, the fifth in a series, will explore how public…

May Is Hepatitis Awareness Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month

May 1 marks the start of the month-long observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month. The observance is an important element of government-wide efforts to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and decrease health disparities by educating communities about the benefits of viral hepatitis…