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The Next Step in Combatting the Spread of HIV/AIDS Among Women and Girls

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

As the Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, it is my honor to join Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy and Lynn Rosenthal, the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women,…

Increasing Routine Viral Hepatitis Testing

Ronald Valdiserri

The Viral Hepatitis Action Plan spells out the importance of identifying persons infected with viral hepatitis early in the course of their disease as an important component of national efforts to improve diagnosis, care and treatment to prevent liver disease…

AIDS 2012: On the Path Towards an AIDS-free Generation

Clinton AIDS-free Generation

In her November 2011 speech at the National Institutes of Health, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke of an historic opportunity at hand: to achieve the goal of an AIDS-free generation. On World AIDS Day President Obama further underscored…

Protecting Privacy and Building Trust as Mobile and Online Health Evolve

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Cross-posted from HHS.gov/Open

Co-authored by Lygeia Ricciardi, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT The healthcare system is going digital at a fast clip. In the last two years, the number of hospitals using electronic health records has more than doubled to…

Statement by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on LGBT Health Awareness Week 2012

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Cross-posted from HHS Press Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2012 LGBT Health Awareness Week is an important time to highlight the progress our country is making to address the unique health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans, especially through implementation of…

Seizing the Mobile Opportunity: The Health Resources and Services Administration Experience

New Media | March 27, 2012 Read the full post
HRSA Find a Health Center Mobile App

Have you or your clients used your phone to find a community health center? Did you know there’s an app for that? In 2011, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released their “Find a Health Center”  mobile app. Simply…

Kaiser Permanente Shares Expertise with Other Health Care Providers to Improve Health Equity for People Living with HIV

Dr. Michael Horberg, Kaiser Permanente

AIDS.gov recently spoke with Dr. Michael Horberg, Director of HIV/AIDS for Kaiser Permanente and a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA), about the Kaiser Permanente HIV Challenge , an important private sector effort to improve the delivery…

Applications to Volunteer at AIDS 2012 Available April 1st

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The success of AIDS 2012 will depend heavily on the support of 1,500 to 2,000 volunteers who will fill a range of crucial positions during the conference, including helping coordinate program activities, greeting and registering delegates, staffing various offices and…