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Monday, December 1st, was World AIDS Day, an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Providing accurate health information is essential to HIV prevention and management. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)… Read More »
NNLM’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating Center (NACC) has curated educational packets for community-based organizations working with people with HIV. Each packet contains print books, brochures, and handouts that can be used in your resource room or shared with your clients. Educational packets are scheduled to be mailed in July 2020. Please email NACC firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like… Read More »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an A to Z list of interventions and strategies for responding to HIV. Each intervention or strategy on the list links to additional information, and icons beside each intervention or strategy name indicate if the intervention is used to diagnose, treat prevent, and/ or respond to… Read More »
World AIDS Day is on December 1st. It is an annual observance to celebrate and support global efforts to prevent new HIV infections, increase awareness and knowledge, and support those living with HIV. It was first observed over 30 years ago, and since then, tremendous progress has been made to prevent and treat HIV. Learn… Read More »
This Thursday, February 7, 2019 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, coordinated by HIV.Gov, a website of the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy. If you would like to arrange a program in your community, check out the Event Planning Guide. You may also participate virtually by using the Centers for Disease Control and… Read More »
To provide state officials with tools and resources, including issue briefs, webinars and presentations, the National Academy for State Health Policy — in cooperation with the Health Resources and Services Administration, and partnerships with 19 states — has made available an updated toolkit, State Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with HIV. Resources included are… Read More »
Through open communication, innovation, and dynamic education, His Health is passionately committed to raising the standard of health care for Black gay men. His Health is the product of collaboration among Black gay men, healthcare and service providers, public health professionals, federal health agencies, LGBT advocates, and community stakeholders. This site offers care models, training modules, and resources for… Read More »
National Transgender HIV Testing Day is observed each year on April 18. This day is an opportunity to focus on HIV testing, prevention, and treatment among transgender people. It encourages local testing events and testing campaigns to increase HIV status awareness in transgender populations. For further information and resources, please visit HIV.gov, the Centers for… Read More »
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Every Dose Every Day is a CDC initiative to support HIV treatment adherence. The Every Dose Every Day mobile application that is part of a toolkit developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2011 to support HIV medication adherence. The app has recently been redesigned and is ready for download. This app… Read More »
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This is an updated fact sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) summarizing HIV prevalence and trends in African Americans. According to the CDC, “Blacks/African Americans account for a higher proportion of new HIV diagnoses, those living with HIV, and those who have ever received an AIDS diagnosis, compared to other races/ethnicities.”
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