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HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Releases First Annual Client-Level Data Report

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The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau released today its inaugural publication of national Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) client-level data collected through the Ryan White Services Report (RSR). This dataset is the HIV/AIDS Bureau’s primary source of…

“We Are Family” Highlights Critical Role Support Plays For Those Living with HIV

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When Masonia was diagnosed with HIV, her childhood best friend, Crystal, was one of the first people she told. “I wanted her to know she could talk to me about anything, and I would not judge her,” says Crystal recalling…

Approaches to Eliminating Perinatal HBV Transmission – Report from an HHS Technical Consultation

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One of the four overarching goals of the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (Action Plan) is the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HBV. To advance our efforts toward that goal, in September 2015, the…

Giving and Getting the Gift of Health Care

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Cross-posted from The White House Blog

Summary: This holiday season, Douglas Brooks shares his gratitude for quality health care, living with HIV over the last 25 years. I was diagnosed with HIV 25 years ago. At the time, there was little hope. When I mentioned to…

CDC Syringe Services Programs Statement

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Cross-posted from CDC’s NCHHSTP Newsroom

Congress has given states and local communities, under limited circumstances, the opportunity to use federal funds to support certain components of syringe services programs. These programs provide sterile injection equipment and may also link individuals to services including HIV and…

FDA updates blood donor deferral policy to reflect the most current scientific evidence and continue to ensure the safety of the U.S. blood supply

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Cross-posted from FDA Newsroom

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued final guidance outlining updated blood donor deferral recommendations to reflect the most current scientific evidence and to help ensure continued safety of the blood supply by reducing the risk of human immunodeficiency…

PrEP: From Agreement to Action

Dr. Jonathan Mermin at NHPC 2015
Cross-posted from National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)

“The science has spoken… There can now be no excuse for inaction.” At last week’s National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta, many participants were in agreement with this call to action from Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute…

Extended opportunity for Jan 1 coverage: Sign up by December 17

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Cross-posted from HealthCare.gov Alert

Because of unprecedented demand at HealthCare.gov and our Marketplace Call Center, we’re extending the deadline to sign up for January 1 coverage until 11:59 p.m. PST on December 17. Hundreds of thousands have already selected plans over the last few…