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Collaborative HIV Program Improves Long-term Care for Youths in the United States

5-23-2017A new article published this week highlights a multi-agency, collaborative demonstration program that addressed health care barriers unique to adolescents and y…
April 19 2017 Town Hall

Less Talk, More Action: Southern Leaders Meet with CDC to Address HIV Disparities in the South

5-23-2017Why did it take us so long to focus our attention on the disparities experienced in the South? Was it that AIDS was first identified in big cities on the east a…
Federal Response

U.S. Government Global AIDS Activities

A number of United States government agencies have come together in the common cause of turning the tide against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. They support a range of …
Federal Response

HIV Prevention Activities

An estimated 37,600 HIV infections are diagnosed each year, according to the most recent CDC data. The Federal approach to reducing new HIV infections is based …
Federal Response

HIV Research Activities

In the three decades since the first cases of AIDS were reported, Federal investments in basic, biomedical, behavioral, and social science research have led to …
Federal Response

HIV Testing Activities

Nearly one in seven people living with HIV in the U.S. are unaware of their infection. As a result, they are not accessing the care and treatment they need to s…
Federal Response

Activities Combating HIV Stigma and Discrimination

In addition to the serious health issues they face, people living with HIV may often experience stigma and discrimination because of their HIV status. Stigma is…
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Current SMAIF Activities

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Getting In Sync On HIV, Hep C, And LGBT Health

5-3-2017Last week, along with other federal leaders, I had the opportunity to address the 2017 Synchronicity Conference. It is a national conference organized by Health…

Digital Tools and Resources for National Transgender HIV Testing Day 2017

4-11-2017National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) is coming up on April 18, 2017. The Center for Excellence (COE) for Transgender Health at the University of Califor…

National Drug Abuse Summit to Address Infectious Disease Consequences of Opioid Crisis

3-15-2017The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit will take place on April 17-20, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. (The conference is often referred to as the Hal Rogers co…
CROI Day 1 Highlights

Highlights from First Day of CROI 2017

2-14-2017This week, we’re at the 2017 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle sharing news and information about some of the importa…