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New Funding to Support Curing Hep C among People of Color Living with HIV

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HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau recently announced two funding opportunity announcements (FOAs), supported with resources from the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund, that will support the development of comprehensive jurisdiction-level hepatitis C (HCV) screening, care, and treatment systems for HIV/HCV coinfected people…

Join the Listening Session on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) on June 20 – Open Call for Speakers!

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On Monday, June 20, 2016 the HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) and the HHS Office of Minority Health are partnering with the White House Office of National AIDS Policy to host a community listening session on…

The Next Step – Making the Most of Your Coverage

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Cross-posted from The CMS Blog

Millions of Americans are gaining health coverage every year. Between 2013 and 2014, African Americans and Latinos saw the largest declines in uninsured rates[1]. During the 2016 open enrollment period, over 2.2 million individuals of color selected plans through the…

The Content Corner: Four Ways to Help Your Content Stand Out

New Media | May 24, 2016 Read the full post
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Cross-posted from DigitalGov - The Content Corner

Editor’s Note: As more organizations use digital tools to reach their audiences, it’s vital to create engaging content that stands out. Recently we’ve experimented with Twitter polls, listicles, sharing infographics that explain data and, gifs . Today we share DigitalGov’s tips from…

HRSA Funding Opportunity to Support Leadership Training for People Living with HIV

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Hodgins thinks that one young voice is not enough. “Testing empowered me,” she says. “It can empower other young people [living with HIV]…we need to get together so our voices can be heard.” —Antigone Hodgins Dempsey, Your daughter’s voice ,…

Presidential Proclamation — National Hepatitis Testing Day, 2016

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Cross-posted from The White House - Office of the Press Secretary

NATIONAL HEPATITIS TESTING DAY, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION In the United States, hepatitis A, B, and C are the most common types of viral hepatitis — affecting between 3.5 and 6.9 million…

At the Forefront of Public Health: The Cherokee Nation’s Hepatitis C Elimination Program and the Indian Health Service’s Hepatitis C Testing Program

Hepatitis Testing Day - May 19 2015

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, which brings needed attention to two leading causes of liver disease and liver cancer: hepatitis B and hepatitis C. In the United States, American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) have the highest incidence of hepatitis…

Introducing New HHS Viral Hepatitis Site

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Cross-posted from HHS.gov/Hepatitis

Today we are pleased to launch a new HHS viral hepatitis website that will support our work across federal agencies and with partners across the nation to fight viral hepatitis.  This is an important step in our efforts to raise…