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9 Reasons Your Infographics Might Be Too Big

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Editor’s Note: Communicating complex public health and HIV information can be simplified by creating infographics. Below is a great example of how federal agencies are using and helping us improve the use of imagery. Also check out the White House Office of National AIDS Policy’s 2016 Progress Report Infographic [PDF 141 KB]. Infographics are a…

Watch HIV Vaccine Trial Launch in South Africa Via Facebook Live! This Wednesday!

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Director’s Note, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, HHS: Scientific advances have given us the tools we need to end new HIV infections and save lives. But our work is not yet done, either here in the U.S. or around the world. As we approach the observance of World AIDS Day on December 1…

First New HIV Vaccine Efficacy Study in Seven Years Has Begun

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South Africa Hosts Historic NIH-Supported Clinical Trial November 27, 2016 The first HIV vaccine efficacy study to launch anywhere in seven years is now testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection among South African adults. The study, called HVTN 702, involves a new version of the only HIV vaccine candidate ever shown…

NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Discusses Viral Suppression

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Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has spoken with AIDS.gov about the important issue of viral suppression at several major HIV conferences during the past few months, including the HIV Research for Prevention (R4P) Conference in Chicago, the 2016 Ryan White Conference in Washington, DC,…

ICYMI – Advances in Research on HIV Prevention for Women

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Last week, in a Facebook Live event we heard from NIH’s Dr. Carl Dieffenbach about some new developments in HIV prevention for women shared at the HIV Research for Prevention Conference  (R4P) in Chicago.  Carl is the Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He and his…

Large Increases in HIV Suppression Needed to Reduce New Infections in Critical Population

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NIH-Funded Study Aims to Identify and Treat HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Achieving moderate reduction of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) will depend on significantly increasing the percentage of HIV-infected MSM whose viral load is suppressed to undetectable levels, according to a new mathematical model based on…

Women Report Vaginal Ring for Preventing HIV Had Little Effect on Sexual Intercourse

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Violence and Social Harm Were Associated with Low Adherence Most women who used an experimental vaginal ring for HIV prevention report that the physical act of sex was largely unaffected by using the product, which is inserted monthly for continuous wear. This finding is among several insights gleaned about experiences of women who used the…

LIVE from Facebook, It’s AIDS.gov! Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

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Since 2007, AIDS.gov has been producing video blog interviews with federal and community thought leaders at conferences and meetings in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about managing production and handling the challenges of coordinating filming, editing, and posting videos across distances and time zones. But we always enjoy a new…