ONAP to Hold Community Meeting and Conference Call on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy
By Jeffrey S. Crowley
April 26, 2010
This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Jeffrey S. Crowley is the director of the Office of National AIDS Policy and Senior Advisor on Disability Policy.
On Friday, May 14, 2010, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) will hold a community meeting to provide an update and gain additional recommendations for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). For those who cannot attend the meeting in person, ONAP will hold a conference call shortly after the meeting to discuss the strategy.
We know the strategy's success will rely on the participation of our community partners across the country. That's why we hosted 14 community discussions across the country, and conducted an online call to action to solicit recommendations via our website. In February, we co-hosted with the Department of Health and Human Services, a community meeting to update the public on our progress and introduce the Federal HIV Interagency Working Group. Earlier this month, we released a report summarizing community recommendations we received for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
During the May 14 meeting and the conference call, ONAP will provide a brief overview of key priorities and identify issues where additional feedback would be helpful. Participants will be able to offer suggestions for the strategy, and we encourage public input on the following topics:
Below are details for both the community meeting and conference call:
ONAP COMMUNITY MEETING
ONAP COMMUNITY CONFERENCE CALL
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