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Resources Highlight Health Coverage Opportunities for Justice-Involved Individuals

Thumbail of brief on Health Care Coverage for Reentering Men: What Difference Can It Make.

Many community-based organizations serving individuals coming out of the criminal justice system recognize that their clients have physical, mental, and behavioral health needs, and that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid expansion have created new opportunities for their clients…

Strengthening Federal Efforts on PrEP and PEP

PREP pill with woman - cropped June 2016

Improving knowledge about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and access for those who need it most are national priorities. In order to promote and improve the dissemination of accurate information about PrEP, the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) and…

Global Effort to End AIDS Would Save Millions of Lives

Global | June 8, 2016 Read the full post
NIH Director blog - HIV virus with AIDS ribbons - cropped June 2016
Cross-posted from NIH Director's Blog

Almost 37 million people around the world are now infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS [1]. But many don’t know they are infected or lack access to medical care. Even though major strides have been…

How to Make your Facebook Content ‘POP’ with Images

New Media | June 7, 2016 Read the full post
Facebook Graphics

Facebook is a highly visual medium. Studies  show that Facebook posts featuring photos  are the most noticed, liked, and shared. Posts featuring an image stand out in the news feeds of people who like your page. While a great image…

Statement by the President on the 35th Anniversary of HIV/AIDS in America

White House logo - April 2016
Cross-posted from The White House Office of National AIDS Policy - Blog

Summary: President Obama reflects on the 35 years since the first reported cases of AIDS in 1981, including major accomplishments of his Administration. On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report on what would…

Statement From Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., on the 35th Anniversary of the First Reported Cases of AIDS

Global | June 3, 2016 Read the full post
Deborah_Birx_headshot - cropped June 2016
Cross-posted from PEPFAR Press Room

June 3, 2016 Thirty-five years ago, this Sunday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report describing cases of a rare lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, in five young, previously healthy, gay men in Los Angeles….

35th Anniversary of AIDS: Federal Leaders Reflect

Amy Lansky - video thumbnail - 35th anniversary blog

In advance of the 35th anniversary this Sunday, June 5, of the first reported cases of what would become known as AIDS in the United States, sat down with two federal leaders in our response to HIV/AIDS to hear…

Using your Marketplace insurance to keep you healthy

Girl with provider - ACA blog image - copped June 2016
Cross-posted from Blog

Getting health insurance is an important first step to better health. Now that you’re covered, here are 3 ways to get the most out of your health plan: Find a provider you trust Even if you don’t need care right…