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TBT: Ryan White Grantees Help People with HIV #GetCovered

It’s Throwback Thursday (TBT)! And with the 25th anniversary of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program approaching on August 18, we are reminded of this excellent video of how Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees assisted their clients to enroll in affordable,…

Saluting Community Health Centers: Vital Partners in Fighting HIV and Hepatitis

This week we join public health and health care colleagues across the U.S. in saluting the 50th anniversary of the nation’s network of community health centers during National Health Center Week.  First established in 1965 as a pilot project during…

Statement on NIH Efforts to Focus Research to End the AIDS Pandemic

Research | August 12, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from National Institutes of Health - The NIH Director

Extraordinary progress has been made in HIV/AIDS research over the last 34 years, transforming what was once a terrifying and almost inevitably fatal disease into a treatable disorder. People with HIV/AIDS can now experience an almost normal life expectancy if…

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to Commemorate Historic Milestone on August 18

HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau is counting down to an historic milestone – the 25th anniversary of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act – which takes place on August 18, 2015. The theme for the 25th anniversary commemoration is…

Is It Time to Try Medium? New Federal-Friendly Terms of Service

New Media | August 11, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DigitalGov works to share information on the wide range of digital tools. The following post is by our Federal colleagues at DigitalGov. What is Medium? Good question. Is it a publishing platform , a social network , a distribution channel , a 21st…

What They’re Saying: Release of the Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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

On July 30, the President released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 [PDF 2,230 KB], which will guide our efforts—at the national, state, and community levels—through the end of the decade. The updated Strategy retains the original Strategy’s Vision and…

HHS World Hepatitis Day Observance Showcased Progress & Collaboration

On July 28, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted the fifth annual observance of World Hepatitis Day to continue raising awareness of the burden of viral hepatitis both here in the U.S. and around the world….

Three Tips for Redesigning a Website for the HIV and Hepatitis Communities

New Media | August 6, 2015 Read the full post

Earlier this year, the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors  (NASTAD) launched a new website  to enhance our communication with state health department staff who implement HIV and hepatitis programs in the United States. The website redesign is…