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Social Good: Igniting Passion and Innovation for a Better World

New Media | October 2, 2012 Read the full post
AnjanaPadmanabhanBlog

Editor’s Note: This week the AIDS.gov team is at the United States Conference on AIDS. We will return next week with highlights from the social media sessions. Today we have a guest post about another recent conference, The Social Good…

U.S. Conference on AIDS – Highlights from Day 1

Magic Johnson and Wendy Williams

The annual U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opened on Sunday, September 30, 2012. Among the highlights were two plenary sessions engaging the audience of over 2,000 in exploring important topics related to aligning efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Spotlight…

2012 U.S. Conference on AIDS – Highlights from Pre-Conference Summit to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in America

Dr. Ronald Valdiserri

In advance of the annual U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA), approximately 150 people gathered in Las Vegas over the weekend for the Summit to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in America. The two-day event was organized by the National Minority AIDS…

2012 U.S. Conference on AIDS Begins This Weekend

Policy & Programs | September 30, 2012 Read the full post
USCA 2012

The annual U.S. Conference on AIDS   (USCA) began this weekend. You can follow us on Twitter (#usca2012). Beginning Monday, we’ll share brief daily highlights from the conference focusing particularly on issues related to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Organized by…

Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund Supports $14.2 Million in Awards to 8 States to Improve HIV Testing and Engagement in Care

Policy & Programs | September 28, 2012 Read the full post
Ronald Valdiserri

This week, our partners at CDC announced that eight state health departments have been awarded a total of $14.2 million in first-year funding under a new, innovative, three-year cross-HHS demonstration project aligned with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). The eight…

New Media – Twitter – Remember National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2012 Read the full post
National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2010

Today, many people in the HIV community and beyond will observe the fifth annual National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. In the midst of HIV testing events, conferences, and other events in local communities, it is appropriate to stop today…

Helping Understand and Treat HIV Through Community-Based Leadership

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2012 Read the full post
blog.aids.gov
Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy Blog

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have helped bring about much of the tremendous progress in understanding and treating HIV, ranging from increasing HIV awareness, to fighting HIV-related discrimination, to volunteering for cutting-edge research. This legacy of community-based…

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Policy & Programs | September 27, 2012 Read the full post
Kevin Fenton CDC

Each year on September 27 we observe National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) to reflect on, and recommit to reducing, the heavy toll that HIV continues to take on gay and bisexual men, who remain at the epicenter of…