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May

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HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2017

Posted by on May 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine will offer awards up to $50,000 for organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects to improve HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the public. The NLM is particularly interested in proposals with creative and different approaches to disseminate information to populations that… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, HIV/AIDS, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Public Library, Scholarships and Grants

Jan

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Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit

Posted by on January 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Rural Health Information Hub has created a new toolkit: Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment. Like other evidence-based toolkits on the site, the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit provides models for programs, evaluation tools and sustainability resources. Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/a07s

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Rural

Dec

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World AIDS Day

Posted by on December 1st, 2016 0 comments

World AIDS Day is December 1st. World AIDS Day is a global initiative to raise awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Around the world, about 37 million people are living with HIV. In the United States, about 44,000 people get infected with HIV every year. For more information… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, HIV/AIDS, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health

Nov

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Circle of Life Prevention Curriculum for Youth

Posted by on November 23rd, 2016 0 comments

Multimedia Circle of Life is a sexual risk-reduction program designed specifically for American Indian youth ages 10-12 years. Multimedia Circle of Life teaches skills such as goal setting, decision making, and standing up to peer pressure. Prevention topics include: how diseases are spread; the health effects of HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted infections; and ways… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, HIV/AIDS

Nov

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HIV and Older Adults

Posted by on November 8th, 2016 0 comments

Over 1 million Americans are living with HIV and the number is growing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 31% percent of people living with HIV nationwide are over the age of 50. Moreover, research indicates that by 2015 half of the people living with HIV in the U.S. will be over… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Public Health, Senior

Oct

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Participate in the Healthy People 2020 Public Comment Process October 6-27!

Posted by on October 5th, 2016 0 comments

You are invited to participate in the upcoming Healthy People 2020 public comment process, which will be open from October 6 through October 27, 2016. The Healthy People team is seeking comments on an objective that is being considered as a potential addition to the HIV topic area. The proposed objective was developed by the… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Public Health

Oct

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2016 AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects

Posted by on October 5th, 2016 0 comments

NLM funded eight HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects in September 2016 in the 23rd round of the program. NLM has continued its HIV/AIDS-related outreach efforts to community-based organizations, patient advocacy groups, faith-based organizations, departments of health, and libraries. This program provides support to design local programs for improving information access for HIV/AIDS patients and the… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

Oct

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Sexual Health and Aging

Posted by on October 3rd, 2016 0 comments

Getting older does not necessarily mean the end to sexual intimacy or the risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection. Here are some resources for staying active and safe. Sex and the Senior Woman (Office on Women’s Health Blog): https://nnlm.gov/bhic/vvmy Sexuality in Later Life (National Institute on Aging): https://nnlm.gov/bhic/4j00 (available for download or order)    

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Senior

Aug

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National HIV PrEP Summit Scholarships

Posted by on August 11th, 2016 0 comments

NMAC (formerly known as the National Minority Aids Council) has scholarships available for its December 2016 National HIV PrEP Summit in San Francisco. Scholarship A – Registration, two nights of hotel & one coach ticket to San Francisco Scholarship B – Registration According to NMAC, “scholarships will prioritize PrEP (Pre-exposure prophylaxis) navigators and community based organizations and… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences, HIV/AIDS, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

Aug

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National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS Hepatitis Awareness Day (NAIRHHA) toolkit

Posted by on August 9th, 2016 0 comments

September 9th is designated as NAIRHHA Day. The purpose of NAIRHHA Day is to bring national and local attention to the HIV and viral Hepatitis needs of African immigrants living in the U.S. in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. The creation of a national awareness day will also support the eradication of other epidemics… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, HIV/AIDS, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

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