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Digital Resources for National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day 2015


To recognize National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD) on September 18, is sharing facts and digital resources to highlight opportunities to reach out to older adults. Did you know? In just the past few years, we have seen the percentage of people living with HIV who are over the age of 65 increased…

AIDSinfo Releases New Edition of HIV/AIDS Glossary Featuring the Addition of Images


AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers access to many Federal HIV-related resources, including the AIDSinfo Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms, a guide to help people understand the complex terminology of HIV/AIDS. The glossary includes definitions in English and Spanish for more than 700 HIV/AIDS-related terms. The latest edition of…

Spotlight on HIV and Aging


Next week, the 2015 White House Conference on Aging puts a spotlight on healthy aging. Held each decade since the 1960s, the conference brings together older Americans, caregivers, government officials, and business and community leaders to discuss a vision for healthy aging in the next decade. For many of us, that vision includes healthy aging, support,…

Funding Available from NIH’s HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project


NIH’s National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects for improving HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the general public. Awards of up to $50,000 are available. Applications are due by July 20, 2015….

Free AIDSinfo Drug App: HIV-Related Drug Information for Health Care Providers and Consumers

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Healthcare providers and consumers need HIV-related drug information and, increasingly, they depend on mobile devices to access that information. AIDSinfo is meeting both needs with the release of the AIDSinfo Drug App. Using data from the AIDSinfo Drug Database, the drug app provides information on more than 100 HIV-related Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved and…

Funding Solicitation – Improve Access to HIV-Related Health Information


The National Library of Medicine (NLM), part of the National Institutes of Health, plays a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. The NLM is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected…

Six Months In: The @NLM_HIVplus50 Experience


Whether using Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, or other platforms, each institution using new media has an experience or “story” to share. Today, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) offers blog readers a chapter in our new media “story”. NLM has always been in the forefront of providing information about HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the…

In Memoriam: C. Everett Koop


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Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop

The public health world, especially those of us who work in the HIV/AIDS arena, mourn the passing of former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. Surgeon General Koop was an inspirational public health leader and a voice for frank and open conversation about HIV/AIDS at a time when the disease was shrouded in fear and misinformation….