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USAID's David Stanton From AIDS 2016

David Stanton, director of USAID's Office of HIV/AIDS, discusses the agency's work to deliver comprehensive HIV services to key populations, the great potential of PrEP and microbicides, and the confounding role of HIV stigma and discrimination.

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NIH's Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Final Update From AIDS 2016

Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., discusses ongoing HIV cure research presented at the International AIDS Conference and concludes with thoughts on the effects of stigma.

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NIH's Dr. Dieffenbach Shares Updates on HIV Vaccine Research From Second Day of AIDS 2016

This was "HIV vaccine day" at AIDS 2016, according to Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., since there were several important presentations about advances in ongoing HIV vaccine research.

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Peace Corps' Marie McLeod Shares Perspective From AIDS 2016

The director of the Global Health and HIV Office at the Peace Corps discusses PEPFAR implementation of HIV prevention and care work as well as work with orphans and vulnerable children.

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Tools to Help Individuals Locate PrEP Prescribers

Across the U.S., directories and locator tools in various forms are helping to link individuals with health care providers who will prescribe PrEP and offer comprehensive services, such as counseling to reduce risk behavior and encourage adherence an...

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Hepatitis C

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

The Cherokee Nation's hepatitis C virus elimination program is the first of its kind in the U.S. The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine is now examining the feasibility of HCV elimination and outlining a strategy for meeting elim...

Report Concludes Elimination of Hepatitis B and C in U.S. Feasible Img
Hepatitis C

Report Concludes Elimination of Hepatitis B and C in U.S. Feasible

A new report affirms that it would be possible to eliminate hepatitis in the U.S. with the right resources, commitment, and strategy. Importantly, the report also concluded that in the short term, disease control -- a reduction in the incidence and p...

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Understanding the Magnitude of the Viral Hepatitis Epidemics in the United States

"There may be more people living with viral hepatitis in the U.S. than live in your state," writes Richard Wolitski. However, "we have the ability to reduce the number of persons living with chronic viral hepatitis if we scale up the use of effecti...

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Share Your Ideas for Updating the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy is in the process of updating the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. You can submit your own ideas, and/or vote or comment on the recommendations of others through Friday, May 22, 2015.

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Medicare Announces Coverage for Annual HIV Test

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded coverage to include one, annual voluntary screening for HIV for Medicare beneficiaries aged 15 to 65, without regard to perceived risk. This is in alignment with Centers for Disease Co...