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The 12 Cities Project: A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

An important component of the HHS National HIV/AIDS Strategy Operational Plan is what is known as "the 12 Cities Project." The HHS-wide project supports and accelerates comprehensive HIV/AIDS pla...

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Dr. Eric Goosby's Story: Fighting HIV/AIDS Around the Globe -- A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

Ed. Note: This post was part of the Celebrating Black History Month series, which highlights African Americans from across the Administration whose work contributes to the President's goals for w...

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Department of Justice Settles with Cosmetology School in Puerto Rico on Allegations of HIV Discrimination

According to the U.S. Justice Department, a settlement has been reached between Modern Hairstyling Institute in Puerto Rico and a unnamed complainant who claimed that the school refused to admit her because of her HIV status. Modern Hairstyling Insti...

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PACHA to Convene Next Week: A Blog Entry by Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H.

Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) meets on January 27 and 28 in Washington, DC. During ...

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World AIDS Day

Tomorrow Is World AIDS Day

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

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Centers for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Discuss Their Roles in Implementing National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Responding to the President's call for the engagement of all sectors of society in working toward the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) representatives of the Centers for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP) at the Departmen...

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Substance Use

Assistant Secretary Dr. Howard Koh Highlights Drug Prevention Month

Last month, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, spoke with R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), about drug prevention during the observance of Prevention Month. You can watch their discussion...

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Depression

The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS Policy on Bullying and Teen Suicide: A Blog Entry by Miguel Gomez

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog.

We recently wrote a post about the very serious problem of bullying and teen suicide. Children or adolescents who are, or are perceived to be, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are at...

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Making HIV Prevention the Priority: A Blog Entry by Kevin Fenton, M.D., Ph.D., FFPH

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Kevin Fenton, M.D., Ph.D., FFPHis the director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. (Cross-posted from Health Protection, Perspectives Blog.)

On Sept...

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Asian/Pacific-Americans

HHS Awards $3.5 Million to Expand HIV/AIDS Care Capacity for Minorities

Earlier this month, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced two grants totaling more than $3.5 million to reach beyond the Ryan White Program -- the federally funded program that provides care and treatment to about half a million Americans living ...