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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

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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

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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

Jul

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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

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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

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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

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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

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