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HHS Confers with HIV/AIDS Community Representatives on National HIV/AIDS Strategy by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 1:35pm By Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Marjorie Hill, CEO of Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) at HHS Community Meeting Last Wednesday, as part of our ongoing effort to develop an agency-wide implementatio ... Read on »
Top 10 Ways the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Improves the National Response to HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 1:32pm The National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) contains many different elements and goals for creating a nation "where new HIV infections are rare and when they do occur, every person, regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic circumstance will have unfettered access to h ... Read on »
November's Top 10 Ways the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Improves the National Response to HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 8:00am Last week, we announced that we'd be posting monthly National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Top Ten lists to reinforce key parts of the NHAS. Today's post is November's Top Ten list. By 2015, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy aims to: Reduce new HIV infections Lower the annual number of new infections by ... Read on »
Massachusetts HIV/AIDS Plan Aligns with National Strategy to End HIV/AIDS Epidemic by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 15 Nov 2013 5:35pm By Andrew D. Forsyth, Ph.D. , Senior Science Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services In September 2013, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (MDPH) Office of HIV/AIDS released its latest strategic plan intended to further the state’s long-standing success in combati ... Read on »
HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm I am so glad people are taking about this now. We are living longer and aging-related problems seems to show up earlier in long term survivors. As more and more doctos leave HIV practices for other fields that offer better reimbursement, or due to retirement, we need more doctors who can deal with the increasing needs of the long term survivor p ... Read on »
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Coming Together to Fight HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 07 Feb 2011 6:59pm By Jeffrey S. Crowley, M.P.H. , Director, Office of National AIDS Policy (Cross-posted from the Office of National AIDS Policy Blog ) To commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Senior Advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett shared her heart-felt thoughts on the importance of combating HIV/AIDS. Watch ... Read on »
MY RANT: If we were to treat HIV/AIDS like we have the swine flu - would be we looking at the same epidemic? by tdonohue Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 4:33pm 22,385 news articles containing HIV as searched on google news in the last 30 days 59,351 news articles containing swine flu as searched on google news in the last 30 days WHY!? 36,966 more articles about swine flu than HIV/AIDS - why? why are we not talking about HIV/AIDS more than the swine flu? If we were to treat HIV/AIDS like we hav ... Read on »
The reality of HIV/AIDS: It hasn't gone away by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 11:25am In a recent episode of the television show South Park, one of the main characters is infected with HIV. In an attempt to find a cure, he must continually deal with the public opinion that AIDS is no longer a threatening condition. He is told that his disease is “a disease of the 80s and 90s” and even that he is “retro” for being infected with HIV ... Read on »
Intersecting Epidemics: HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 17 Oct 2009 10:00pm Hi, I’m Justin Eusebio. While tuberculosis is one of the world’s oldest surviving plagues and HIV-1 infection is one of medicine’s newest challenges, there is an undeniable relationship between HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Independently, Mycobacteria tuberculosis and HIV are formidable pathogens but in concert, the prospects for controlling eit ... Read on »
Visual AIDS announces Screening HIV: Film/Video Considering HIV and the AIDS Pandemic by Visual AIDS Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Aug 2006 12:00am "Untitled"   2002  Charles Lum digital print  8" x 11" Screening HIV: Film/Video Considering HIV and the AIDS Pandemic Royal Ontario Museum, Bloor Street West at Avenue Rd, Toronto Wednesday August 16, 2006 at 7:30 Artists Charles Lum and John Greyson will be present for a post-screening discussion ... Read on »