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FDA Advisory Committees to Examine a Number of HIV Issues in May

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has three important advisory committee meetings scheduled in May that may impact HIV prevention, detection, and treatment. On May 10, 2012, FDA’s Antiviral Advisory Committee will discuss expanding the indication of Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir…

Devices vs. Content: Lessons from SXSW Interactive

New Media | April 17, 2012 Read the full post
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Each year at South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW), a theme or trend emerges that defines the year, a touchstone that marks an up-and-coming application or idea. Past SXSW conferences have seen platforms like Twitter and Foursquare launched, and these applications…

Encouraging Health Care Providers to Reach Youth for STD Awareness Month

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April is STD Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise awareness about the impact of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and the important role health care providers can play in supporting the sexual health of their patients. STDs can affect people…

We’re Launching HHS’ New Open Government Plan, Version 2.0

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Cross-posted from HHS.gov/Open

At AIDS.gov, we are committed to the Open Government Initiative. This initiative aims to make operations and data more transparent, and expand opportunities for citizen participation, collaboration, and oversight. It’s  important to the HIV community and for public health. The…

White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS Next Week

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Next week, the White House is hosting the next in its series of conferences on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues and the topic of focus will be HIV/AIDS. Hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement and…

Announcing the Locator API

New Media | April 10, 2012 Read the full post
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We’re pleased to announce a more flexible way to access the information found in our HIV/AIDS Service Provider Locator tool (a location-based search tool that allows you to search for testing services, housing providers, health centers and other service providers…

An Update From the Global Fund Board Meeting in Geneva

Global | April 10, 2012 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Recently, I met with my fellow Global Fund Board members in Geneva and I am buoyed by the reform that is happening at the Fund under the leadership of new General Manager Gabriel Jaramillo. As everyone knows, the United States…

Many Pre-Conference Events Planned for AIDS 2012

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Though the Opening Session on Sunday evening, July 22nd marks the official start of XIX International AIDS Conference AIDS 2012 , delegates may wish to consider arriving well before then to participate in the many pre-conference events taking place in…