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NEW! White House Digital Initiative: “Letters to President Obama”

New Media | August 21, 2015 Read the full post
A letter from Natoma Canfield, an Ohio woman lacking health insurance, hangs on the wall in the hall between the Oval Office and the President Barack Obama's Private Office in the West Wing, June 28, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Editor’s Note: The White House has launched a new storytelling initiative on Tumblr, a micro-blogging platform and social networking website, to support efforts to post multimedia and other content on the web (see below). We encourage you to learn more about…

During National Health Center Week, HHS announces an additional $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 community health centers

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Contact: HRSA Press Office 301-443-3376 Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced on August 11 that $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto…

Why it’s time for the government to be part of the public conversation about health and health care

New Media | August 18, 2015 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS Idea Lab Blog

Editor’s Note: Susannah Fox is the Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She advises on digital strategies. We encourage you to read her blog and follow her on Twitter: @SusannahFox . The public conversation…

Be a Part of the NIH Digital Summit on October 19th

New Media | August 13, 2015 Read the full post

Have you heard? You can join the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Digital Summit on October 19th. The free, day-long event will highlight “how digital is being used by government agencies, clinicians, [caregivers], scientists, patients, and the public to communicate information…

TBT: Ryan White Grantees Help People with HIV #GetCovered

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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

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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

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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…