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Improving the Quality of Health Services for the Haitian People

Global | July 6, 2012 Read the full post
Haiti PEPFAR
Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Last week, I was proud to take part in a joint mission to Haiti with leaders from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), including Mark Edington, its Head of Country Programs. We signed a Partnership…

AIDS 2012: Key Lessons from a Decade of Action on Global AIDS, and the Way Forward

Global | July 5, 2012 Read the full post
Ambassador Goosby Video
Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

The XIX International AIDS Conference , known as AIDS 2012, will take place July 22-27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Anticipating the conference, yesterday I spoke at the Brookings Institution on some of the lessons learned from the first decade of…

SAMHSA Seeking Applications for $131.5 Million for Activities that Advance the National HIV/AIDS Strategy through Behavioral Health

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) recently released funding announcements for two programs whose purposes are closely aligned with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. “Substance abuse and HIV/AIDS are often interrelated issues and must be addressed in comprehensive…

Puentes Entre Vecinos: Increasing Knowledge, Dialogue and Representation of Latino/Hispanic and Caribbean Leaders at AIDS 2012

New Media | July 3, 2012 Read the full post
Francisco Ruiz

In less than a month, the world will come to the nation’s capital to discuss the latest scientific advances from around the world and to develop strategies for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic….

Use Mobile Phones to Improve—Not Risk—Your Health

Lygeia Ricciardi

Do you text and drive? I know, it’s tempting: you’re stuck in traffic and you instinctively reach for your cell phone to send a text saying you’re running late, or maybe just check your email, or make a quick call…

New National Resource Center to Prevent HIV/AIDS among Adolescents

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The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH), with funding from the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund, is pleased to announce a new resource center solely focused on the prevention of HIV/AIDS among adolescents.  Launched on June 25, 2012, the center provides…

How to Stay Updated During AIDS 2012

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On Wednesday June 27th, the International AIDS Society announced their plans for online coverage of AIDS 2012. They are partnering with Kaiser to provide daily coverage on its website www.kff.org/aids2012 . Both the Opening Session and Closing Session will be…

First Glimpse of The AIDS Memorial Quilt In Washington This Week

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It’s hard to believe that what started with a single panel has now grown to become the world’s largest work of living folk art, now 48,000 panels and counting. The AIDS Memorial Quilt is now an enormous 1.3 million square…