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HIV/AIDS Treatment Cascade Helps Identify Gaps in Care, Retention

An often-referenced concept in current conversations about our efforts to address HIV/AIDS in the United States is the so-called "treatment cascade". This concept is a model being used by Federal, state and local agencies to identify issues and oppor...

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First Glimpse of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in Washington This Week

It's hard to believe that what started with a single panel has now grown to become the world's largest work of living folk art, now 48,000 panels and counting. The AIDS Memorial Quilt is now an enormous 1.3 million square feet (50 miles) and 54 tons,...

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Avatars -- Reaching Gay Men

In the past we have highlighted the work of our colleagues who are using virtual tools to reach their target audience. This month, LGBTQ pride month, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) launched a new campaign that incorporates the use of avatar...

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Winning the Fight Against HIV in Children

Over thirty years ago, when the fight against HIV first began, the outlook for tackling the pandemic was bleak. Across the world, AIDS was seen as a death sentence. Within just a few years, it had devastated communities from the United States to Sout...

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Important Allies in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Universities and colleges play an important role in the nation's response to HIV/AIDS -- educating young people; preparing the next generations of health care providers, researchers, teachers, and public health professionals; conducting research that...

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Making History: Eliminating Viral Hepatitis Disparities in the African American Community -- A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

During February's observance of African American History Month, please join us in working to end the unfortunate history of viral hepatitis' disproportionate impact on the African American community. This Administration is working hard to reduce and ...

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HIV Discrimination: Legal and Workplace Issues

This compendium of resources provides tools and information on privacy protections and filing a discrimination charge under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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February PACHA Meeting to Focus on Women and Girls: A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) will convene February 28 and 29 in Washington, DC. Among the many items on the agenda for the 45th meeting of the PACHA, two are of particular note:

A conversation with Secretary of Health and Hu...

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PACHA Blog: CMS Care Innovations Summit: A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the HHS Office of the National Coordinator are hosting the first "Care Innovations Summit" in Washington, DC today to "showcase innovative work in care delivery and payment." The Summit will br...

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Interactive Access to CDC's HIV and STD Data: A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new interactive web tool -- the NCHHSTP Atlas -- that allows users to create maps, charts, and tables using HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted disease (STD) data collected by CDC's Nat...