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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

11

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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

09

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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

Jul

05

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Grant for innovative approaches for HIV testing and prevention

Posted by on July 5th, 2016 0 comments

Innovative internet-based approaches to reach black and Hispanic MSM for HIV testing and prevention services Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA The purpose of this project is to evaluate innovative recruitment approaches via the internet to provide HIV testing and linkage services to black and Hispanic men… Read More »

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

Jun

30

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Grants from Indian Health Service

Posted by on June 30th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

Urban Indian Education and Research Organization Cooperative Agreement Program Announcement Application Deadline: August 18, 2016 Grant Information: http://1.usa.gov/295wuWR  This IHS cooperative agreement aims to fund a national urban Indian organization to act as an education and research partner for OUIHP and urban Indian organizations funded under the IHCIA. Competition is open to a national urban Indian organization that… Read More »

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

Jun

20

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Fighting Hepatitis and HIV Co-infection in Minority Communities Webinar Series

Posted by on June 20th, 2016 0 comments

Innovative Strategies for Addressing Hep C in Indian Country (first of five webinars) June 24, 2016 at 2 pm EDT Information and registration: http://bit.ly/28II8Tr The Office of Minority Health Resource Center kicks off a new webinar series designed to help health professionals, agencies and clinics get past challenges and address the rising rates of hepatitis and HIV… Read More »

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

Jun

08

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June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

Posted by on June 8th, 2016 0 comments

Learn the facts! June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, established as an annual observance to promote HIV testing and the importance of knowing your status. This year’s theme is “Take the Test. Take Control.” Find a testing site with the HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator: http://1.usa.gov/1VMuvHX.

Posted in: HIV/AIDS

Apr

07

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National Public Health Week 2016

Posted by on April 7th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from the Outreach and Special Populations Branch of the National Library of Medicine It’s nearing the end of National Public Health Week 2016. Outreach and Special Populations Branch provides a variety of reliable information resources to help improve public health information access, including: HealthReach – Multilingual and multicultural public health information for those working with or… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy, HIV/AIDS, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

Mar

28

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HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2016

Posted by on March 28th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from SIS NLM, http://1.usa.gov/1VQ92x7 The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects for improving HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the general public. Emphasis is on increasing the awareness and utilization of… Read More »

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

Mar

04

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History of HIV/AIDS Timeline

Posted by on March 4th, 2016 0 comments

On June 5, 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), describing cases of a rare lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), in five young, previously healthy, gay men in Los Angeles. This marked the first official reporting of what will become known as the… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Websites

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