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2012 U.S. Conference on AIDS – Highlights from Pre-Conference Summit to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in America

Dr. Ronald Valdiserri

In advance of the annual U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA), approximately 150 people gathered in Las Vegas over the weekend for the Summit to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in America. The two-day event was organized by the National Minority AIDS…

2012 U.S. Conference on AIDS Begins This Weekend

Policy & Programs | September 30, 2012 Read the full post
USCA 2012

The annual U.S. Conference on AIDS   (USCA) began this weekend. You can follow us on Twitter (#usca2012). Beginning Monday, we’ll share brief daily highlights from the conference focusing particularly on issues related to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Organized by…

Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund Supports $14.2 Million in Awards to 8 States to Improve HIV Testing and Engagement in Care

Policy & Programs | September 28, 2012 Read the full post
Ronald Valdiserri

This week, our partners at CDC announced that eight state health departments have been awarded a total of $14.2 million in first-year funding under a new, innovative, three-year cross-HHS demonstration project aligned with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). The eight…

New Media – Twitter – Remember National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2012 Read the full post
National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

Today, many people in the HIV community and beyond will observe the fifth annual National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. In the midst of HIV testing events, conferences, and other events in local communities, it is appropriate to stop today…

Helping Understand and Treat HIV Through Community-Based Leadership

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2012 Read the full post
blog.aids.gov
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
Kevin Fenton CDC

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
Hillary Clinton UNAIDS
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
NMAC Workbook

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,…