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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: 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:

Posted in: HIV/AIDS



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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



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HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2016

Posted by on March 28th, 2016 0 comments

Adapted from SIS NLM, 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



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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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Effective Interventions to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Disease

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control has published a special supplement to Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The supplement provides guidance on effective interventions to reduce sexually transmitted disease for community-based and clinical settings. Read articles at the CDC website:

Posted in: Articles, HIV/AIDS, Public Health



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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted by on February 9th, 2016 0 comments

The 11th National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is on March 10, 2016. The purpose of the observance is to raise awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), , at the end of 2010, women accounted for one in four people… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, HIV/AIDS

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