Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Dawn Averitt Bridge on Expanding Public Awareness of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

Content From: AIDS.govPublished: July 26, 20121 min read


Dr. Ron Valdiserri and Dawn Averitt Bridge

At the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012Exit Disclaimer) on Tuesday July 24, 2012, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, caught up with Ms. Dawn Averitt Bridge, Founder and Chair of The Well ProjectExit Disclaimer . They discussed National HIV Awareness MonthExit Disclaimer (NHAM) and the importance of expanding and sustaining the American public’s concern about HIV/AIDS. Dawn highlights several new efforts as a result of NHAM, including support from two Major League Baseball teams. WatchExit Disclaimer their brief conversation below. Then, share your ideas for engaging partners from other sectors in the comments section below.