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Tobacco Control and HIV

Yesterday, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius launched the first ever comprehensive tobacco control strategic action plan, Ending the Tobacco Epidemic: A Tobacco Control Strategic Action Plan (PDF) that out...

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Back to Basics: Using AIDS.gov Resources for Your World AIDS Day Event

Last week we shared some materials to help you plan a Facing AIDS photo event in your community for World AIDS Day, December 1. This week, we want to point you to some additional and more general World AIDS Day event planning resources. Our World AID...

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Older Adults (Ages 50+)

Highlighting HIV Issues Among Older Americans: A Blog Entry by Gregorio Millett, M.P.H.

Cross-posted from the Office of National AIDS Policy Blog.

Over 1 million Americans are living with HIV and the number is growing. Advances in medication have not only increased the lifespan for people living with HIV, but also the quality of our li...

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Development of National HIV/AIDS Strategy Operational Plan Advances

Making significant strides toward developing the Department-wide operational plan to implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, representatives of 10 agencies and more than 13 staff offices from across HHS gathered for a two-day retreat last week. Get...

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What's in It for Non-AIDS Infectious Diseases Researchers?

So far all of the postings on this blog series have been about HIV/AIDS research or about diseases that are major comorbidities. This is appropriate since we have been discussing the upcoming re-competition of a clinical trials infrastructure that un...

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HHS Secretary Addresses Bullying and Teen Suicide

The problems of bullying and suicide are serious -- and children or adolescents who are, or are perceived to be, LGBT are at particular risk. We would like to note that HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Education Secretary Arne Duncan highlighted t...

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More Microgrants: Reaching Specific Audiences With New Media

In our continuing series on the AIDS.gov microgrant awardees, today we feature four programs reaching several very specific groups: Hispanic immigrants, rural Alaskans, and formerly incarcerated young adults.

Reaching Hispanic Immigrants

As many of...

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Institute of Medicine Issues Report on HIV Screening and Access to Care: A Blog Entry by Jeffrey S. Crowley, M.P.H.

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Jeffrey S. Crowley, M.P.H., is the Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.

Last fall, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) commissioned the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health ar...

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NIAID to Host Public Meeting on Future HIV/AIDS Research Networks

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the NIH will host a public meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, in Arlington, Va., to examine the future of the Institute's HIV/AIDS clinical trial networks. Currently, NIA...

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Older Adults (Ages 50+)

"Aging Is a Part of Life; HIV Doesn't Have to Be!"

Did you know September 18, 2010 is the third annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD)? The AIDS Institute provides national leadership for this observance day.

Michael Ruppal, Executive Director at The AIDS Institute, and Michelle...