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Secretary's Minority AIDS Initiative Fund Supports $14.2 Million in Awards to Eight States to Improve HIV Testing and Engagement in Care

September 28, 2012

In this blog, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, US Department of Health and Human Services, Ronald Valdiserri, MD, MPH, discusses CDC's award of a total of $14.2 million in first-year funding to eight state health departments. These health departments received this award for a new, innovative, three-year cross-HHS demonstration project aligned with the National HIV/AIDS strategy (NHAS). The eight states are Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The Care and Prevention in the United States (CAPUS) demonstration project was open to 18 states/territorial health departments in the United States with disproportionately high burdens of HIV/AIDS among minority communities. The project is funded by the Secretary's Minority AIDS Initiative Fund, which is administered by the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP). Leadership for the activities will be provided by CDC as the lead agency with participation from OHAIDP, Office of Minority Health, Office on Women's Health, HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau and Bureau of Primary Health Care, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

[PNU editor's note: To read this blog visit blog.aids.gov/2012/09/secretarys-minority-aids-initiative-fund-supports-14-2-million-in-awards-to-8-states-to-improve-hiv-testing-and-engagement-in-care.html).

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Adapted from:
blog.AIDS.gov
09.28.2012; Ronald Valdiserri


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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