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Identifying Common, Core Indicators to Monitor HHS-Funded HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment, and Care Services

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On June 7th, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) held a consultation in Washington, DC to finalize a set of common, core indicators to monitor outcomes for HHS-funded HIV prevention,…

AIDS 2012 and “The State of New Media and HIV”

New Media | July 10, 2012 Read the full post
Ingrid Floyd

This year’s International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) will mark a historic time in the fight against HIV given that we have seen such improvements in treatment and prevention approaches nationally and globally over the past year. Also, given the location…

HRSA Announces 4 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Reauthorization Virtual Listening Sessions July 9-18

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Cross-posted from Ryan White Reauthorization Webpage

As part of planning for the 2013 reauthorization of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau will be holding four webcast stakeholder listening sessions beginning next week. These listening sessions—organized by geographic region…

Improving the Quality of Health Services for the Haitian People

Global | July 6, 2012 Read the full post
Haiti PEPFAR
Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Last week, I was proud to take part in a joint mission to Haiti with leaders from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), including Mark Edington, its Head of Country Programs. We signed a Partnership…

AIDS 2012: Key Lessons from a Decade of Action on Global AIDS, and the Way Forward

Global | July 5, 2012 Read the full post
Ambassador Goosby Video
Cross-posted from DipNote U.S. Department of State Official Blog

The XIX International AIDS Conference , known as AIDS 2012, will take place July 22-27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Anticipating the conference, yesterday I spoke at the Brookings Institution on some of the lessons learned from the first decade of…

SAMHSA Seeking Applications for $131.5 Million for Activities that Advance the National HIV/AIDS Strategy through Behavioral Health

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) recently released funding announcements for two programs whose purposes are closely aligned with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. “Substance abuse and HIV/AIDS are often interrelated issues and must be addressed in comprehensive…

Puentes Entre Vecinos: Increasing Knowledge, Dialogue and Representation of Latino/Hispanic and Caribbean Leaders at AIDS 2012

New Media | July 3, 2012 Read the full post
Francisco Ruiz

In less than a month, the world will come to the nation’s capital to discuss the latest scientific advances from around the world and to develop strategies for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic….

Use Mobile Phones to Improve—Not Risk—Your Health

Lygeia Ricciardi

Do you text and drive? I know, it’s tempting: you’re stuck in traffic and you instinctively reach for your cell phone to send a text saying you’re running late, or maybe just check your email, or make a quick call…