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SMAIF in Spotlight at U.S. Conference on AIDS

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As the 2016 U.S. Conference on AIDS got underway in Hollywood, Florida, on September 16, one of the first workshops put a spotlight on several activities supported by the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund (SMAIF). Several presentations by federal colleagues and grant recipients demonstrated the reach and impact that SMAIF is having in responding to…

USCA Workshop Series Will Highlight SMAIF-Supported Programming Serving Minority Communities

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Next week, OHAIDP will participate in the 20th U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA)  in Hollywood, Florida. Organized by NMAC, this annual event brings together public health workers, advocates, policy makers, and people living with HIV to share their creative new ideas and bold strategies for achieving the goals of our National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). OHAIDP…

SMAIF-Funded HRSA Grant Opportunity Will Expand Use of Community Health Workers to Improve Access to HIV Care

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Community health workers (CHWs) can play a key role in linking people living with HIV to critical medical care and providing ongoing support to help them navigate the health care system and remain adherent to HIV treatment. CHWs are lay members of communities who work either for pay or as volunteers in association with the…

SMAIF Supports HRSA Grant Opportunity to Address HIV Care Continuum in Southern Metropolitan Areas

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The south lags behind much of the rest of the nation on a number of key outcomes including viral suppression and survival among people living with HIV. To help address this, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced a funding opportunity for a new program: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Building Care and Prevention…

8 Facebook Lives from USCA: Get Them All Right Here

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At the recently-concluded U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) in Hollywood, Florida, we used Facebook Live to bring you conversations in real time with federal and community leaders discussing the latest developments and cutting-edge tools in the response to the HIV epidemic. Our Facebook Live conversations covered a wide range of topics, ranging from the implications…

Stigma, Strengthening HIV Prevention and Care for Gay Men of Color, and Social Media Fellows Featured in Facebook Live Events from USCA 2016

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As the 2016 U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) continued on September 17 in Hollywood, Florida, shared more conference highlights via three Facebook Live events. PACHA Members Their Work at the Conference and Focus on HIV Stigma Two members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA), Scott Shoettes and Gabriel Maldonado, spoke with PACHA’s…

#2016USCA: Friend, Follow, and Engage with

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The team is looking forward to supporting the 20th year celebration of the U.S. Conference on AIDS  (#2016USCA ). As one of our program goals is to use digital technology to amplify HIV resources anytime and anywhere, our digital activities will keep you engaged in the USCA conversation, whether you’re at the conference or not….

The Evolution of Ryan White HIV/Care

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Rapid change does not typically drive progress in health care. Historically, proven interventions are adopted over decades under the best of circumstances, like life-saving Vitamin A for children with measles or Beta-blockers to improve survival after a heart attack. HIV care stands nearly alone in terms of the speed with which a deadly disease became…