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What's a QR Code?

You may have seen them around. On billboards. In magazines. On your cereal box. You may have wondered what you are supposed to do when you see one of these jumbled images. What do they mean? And how might we use them in our response to HIV?

"QR" (or...

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PEPFAR's Partnership With the Global Fund Improves the Response to HIV/AIDS

This week in Johannesburg, South Africa, PEPFAR is convening its annual meeting. U.S. Government global health leaders and staff are working together to identify opportunities to build on the impressive achievements our programs have made so far. Thr...

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It Is a Civil Right to Live Free From Discrimination on the Basis of HIV/AIDS Status

When the Attorney General, Eric H. Holder, Jr., signed the Justice Department's operational plan (PDF 354 KB) for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, he underscored the Department's leadership role in eradicating discrimination against those...

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HHS Region VIII Agencies Convene to Discuss National HIV/AIDS Strategy Implementation

With efforts to implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) unfolding across the country, we thought it would be valuable to gather our Federal colleagues in this region to identify ways to coordinate and collaborate in our HIV/AIDS-related activ...

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Youth, Mobile and Health at Sex::Tech 2011

Earlier this month, I attended Sex::Tech 2011 in San Francisco, the fourth annual conference on technology, youth and sexual health. At the conference, I heard from a range of experts -- sexual health educators, researchers, technology developers, pa...

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PEPFAR and Ukraine: A Partnership to Stop the Spread of HIV

Cross-posted from the State Department Blog.

I recently visited Ukraine for the first time in my role as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. I was pleased to have the opportunity to return to Ukraine, a country where I have spent considerable time working...

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Report by the President's Task Force on Puerto Rico's Status

On March 16, the White House released the Report by the President's Task Force on Puerto Rico's Status. That report contained a number of recommendations related to Puerto Rico's political status and economic development; it also addressed the need f...

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One Year: The Affordable Care Act -- A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

This article was cross-posted from the blog.

A year ago this week, President Obama signed the landmark Affordable Care Act into law. In just one year, the Affordable Care Act has already given Americans more freedom and control over their h...

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Taking Action for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: What Can You Do?

March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). This annual observance encourages people to take action around HIV and to educate each other about the epidemic's impact on women and girls. According to the U.S. Centers for Dise...