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Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Across the United States

Released on: 04/01/2013

To discuss the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy ONAP is convening community discussions across the United States.

In the Know: Social Media for Public Health - Gaming and Mobile

In the Know: Gaming and Mobile for Public Health

Released on: 03/26/2013

The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is pleased to announce, “In the Know: Gaming and Mobile for Public Health” on Tuesday, April 2 at 2 P.M. (ET).

Enhanced HIV/AIDS Information on

Released on: 03/20/2013

Federal agencies recently completed a review and update to the HIV/AIDS information available on

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and New Media

National Native HIVAIDS Awareness Day Pin

Released on: 03/19/2013

Wednesday, March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD).

Tracking Your Health

Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project

Released on: 03/12/2013

Whether it is getting your recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables, or eight hours of sleep per night, or taking your HIV medication, the majority of Americans track their health habits.

Using New Media to Reach Women and Girls

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo

Released on: 03/06/2013

An update on how you can participate on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) on March 10th. Be sure to look for opportunities throughout the year.

In Memoriam: C. Everett Koop

Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop

Released on: 02/27/2013

The public health world, especially those of us who work in the HIV/AIDS arena, mourn the passing of former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop.

mHealth for Youth, via Google Hangout on Air

ISIS Google Hangout

Released on: 02/26/2013

Google Hangout On Air is a fast, free, and simple way to livestream a conversation or training, engage with viewers in real time, and record the event for later viewing.

Social Networking in 2012

Pew data on social networking site use by age since 2005.

Released on: 02/19/2013

Pew releases data on the demographics of social network, including gender, race, age, education, income, and urbanity.

Justice Department Settles Three HIV Discrimination Cases

Department of Justice

Released on: 02/15/2013

As part of its Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has recently reached three settlements addressing HIV discrimination by medical providers.

New Tool Can Assist Adults in Obtaining Recommended Vaccines

HealthMap Vaccine Finder

Released on: 02/14/2013 spoke with Denise Joseph, Communications Specialist at the National Vaccine Program Office about the new HealthMap Vaccine Finder, a free online service that helps you locate nearby vaccine providers.

Apps and Social Media to Show You Care

Heart phone

Released on: 02/12/2013

For Valentine’s Day, we’ve put together a list of some apps and social media sites you can use to show others you care about them and their health.

White House Hosts Series of Meetings on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Affordable Care Act

AIDS Blog logo

Released on: 02/08/2013

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) is hosting a series of regional meetings on the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS).

Highlights of HHS Activities Addressing HIV/AIDS in the African American Community

Dr. Ronald Valdiserri

Released on: 02/06/2013

In support of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, we highlight several initiatives the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) oversees to specifically address HIV among African Americans.

Blogs as a Tool for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day logo

Released on: 02/05/2013

Since 2008, the blog has helped us share information and link to resources for HIV/AIDS Awareness Days such as NBHAAD.

New Media at the 2013 National African American MSM Leadership Conference

Aisha Moore and Meico Whitlock

Released on: 02/05/2013

The importance of new media in the fight against HIV/AIDS was highlighted at the 10th annual National African American MSM Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS and other Health Disparities in Los Angeles, CA.

Getting Started with Pinterest

Two men using PDA

Released on: 01/29/2013

Pinterest is a social media platform that demonstrates the power of photo sharing, helping users connect through similar interests.

The White House: Opportunities for a Conversation Using New Media Blog

Released on: 01/22/2013

New media allows us to connect and engage in a conversation. According to Pew Internet and American Life's Health Online 2013 Report.

National Day of Service: Locate, Share, Watch, and Pledge

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day logo

Released on: 01/18/2013

Four ways you can use new media to connect to volunteer opportunities and inspire others in honor of MLK.

Pew Online Health 2013 Report

Shanwlus N. Wonzer-Nesbit from Texas Womens University

Released on: 01/17/2013

Pew Internet and American Life Project releases their 2013 Health Report which provides us with information about how people are going online to access health information.