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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 »
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.
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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: http://1.usa.gov/1oDfj2H
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), http://1.usa.gov/1SxODwx , at the end of 2010, women accounted for one in four people… Read More »