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Make Sure New Media is Not a Source of Distracted Driving

New Media | September 18, 2012 Read the full post
Miguel with Phones

AIDS.gov encourages the use of new media to respond to public health issues, and to meet our audiences’ needs, we offer content through social media. Over time, we are seeing a major shift in the way people are accessing our…

NIH AIDS Researcher Lynne Mofenson Named 2012 Federal Employee of the Year

Research | September 17, 2012 Read the full post
Lyrnne Mofenson

Dr. Lynne Meryl Mofenson, Branch Chief, Pediatric, Adolescent and Maternal AIDS Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, has received a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal (“Sammie”) for the role she has…

National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day Webinar

Policy & Programs | September 14, 2012 Read the full post
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

September 18, 2012 will mark the fifth annual observance of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD).  This year’s theme is “Aging is a part of life: HIV doesn’t have to be!” The lead organization for the day is The…

More Regional Summits on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation

Policy & Programs | September 13, 2012 Read the full post
The Strategy in Action. Communities respond to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

HHS regional offices have continued to support regional and local conversations about implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) in recent months. Meetings convened by Department of Health and Human Services’ regional offices are part of ongoing efforts to work…

Common application for HIV patient assistance program expedites application process for lifesaving drugs

Policy & Programs | September 12, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from HHS Newsroom

Editorial Note: See CPAPA for updates to the form. The Common Patient Assistance Program Application (CPAPA), announced by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the International AIDS Conference in July, went into effect today. This single common…

Infographics: Applying Visual Design to Information

New Media | September 11, 2012 Read the full post
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How do you make data look good – and mean something too? Information graphics, or infographics as they’re commonly referred to, attempt to do just that: visualize data in an engaging way. Infographics turn numbers into pictures, or take select…

Mapping Epidemics

Policy & Programs | September 10, 2012 Read the full post
Dr. Kim Elmore

The NCHHSTP Atlas—an online visualization tool for surveillance data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—is the latest innovation of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). Using the Atlas allows you to…

Celebrating National Recovery Month and Associated Efforts to Strengthen Viral Hepatitis Services

Ronald Valdiserri

September marks the 23rd annual observance of National Recovery Month (Recovery Month).  Our colleagues at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) organize Recovery Month as an observance to educate Americans on the fact that addiction treatment and…