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Gamification: How Can We Work It?

New Media | August 6, 2012 Read the full post
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During Eric Hackathorn’s recent webinar on ‘Game On! How Gamification Can Work in Government’, it was stated that “recent studies show that 70% of Americans play video or computer games. The numbers are expected to rise with mobile apps and…

White House Releases National HIV/AIDS Strategy Progress Update

National HIV/AIDS Strategy Update Report

This week the White House released an update on federal efforts to implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in 2011 and 2012. The report provides an overview of the progress made on the implementation of the Strategy and an update on…

Health care law gives women control over their care, offers free preventive services to 47 million women

Womens Preventive Services
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Forty-seven million women are getting greater control over their health care and access to eight new prevention-related health care services without paying more out of their own pocket beginning Aug. 1, 2012, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius…

Social Media and Mobile @ AIDS 2012

New Media | July 31, 2012 Read the full post
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It was very exciting to see the presence of a number of social media and mobile sessions at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012 ) last week in Washington, DC. Patricia Mechael (@PattyMechael), one of the presenters at…

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Terrance Moore on Addressing HIV Disparities Among Black Gay & Bisexual Men

Ron Valdiserri and Terrance Moore

Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners on so many important issues while at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012) last week, we’ll continue bringing you interviews this week and next. In…

HIV/AIDS in the Nation’s Capitol

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On Tuesday, Whitman Walker Health Center of Washington, DC, hosted “Return to Lisner: A Forum on HIV/AIDS” to discuss the current state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The event marked the 29th anniversary of DC’s first HIV/AIDS forum at George Washington…

USG @ AIDS 2012 Video: Dr. Koh with Dr. Kevin Fenton

Dr. Fenton and Dr. Koh

At the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) , Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh sat down with Dr. Kevin Fenton to discuss the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new “high-impact prevention” approach to HIV. Dr….

USG @ AIDS 2012: How to Talk About a “Cure”

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In an interview with AIDS.gov Director Miguel Gomez, Dr. Carl Dieffenbach discussed how to talk about “a cure” for HIV, and how talk of a cure is different from talk of an “AIDS-free generation.” Dr. Dieffenbach is Director of the…