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HIV in the News : Decreasing Stigma, Increasing HIV Services Access Critical To Reducing Risk Among Key Populations

Posted on 7/23/2014 (2 reads)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists??: We Will Not Banish AIDS Until We Banish Stigma David Olson, a freelance consultant for Olson Global Communication, discusses key populations at risk of HIV infection, the importance of providing accessible services, and decreasing stigma (7/22).rL0jK2eVPyA

HIV in the News : AIDS 2014 Provides Several Ways To Follow Conference Proceedings

Posted on 7/22/2014 (3 reads)
International AIDS Conference: Stepping Up The Pace The AIDS 2014 Media Centre is updated daily with press releases and conference highlights, including the Daily Bulletin and a press briefing available on the official conference YouTube channel. For information on upcoming AIDS 2014 sessions and speakers, download the Daily Programme Highlights document (.pdf) (7/21).IWjxCrGupb0

HIV in the News : Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2013

Posted on 7/18/2014 (8 reads)
NHIS is an annual multipurpose health survey conducted continuously throughout the year. Analyses were based on data collected in 2013 from 34,557 adults aged 18 and over. Sampling weights were used to produce national estimates that are representative of the civilian non-institutionalized U.S. adult population. Differences in health-related behaviors, health status, health care service utilization, and health care access by sexual orientation were examined for adults aged 18?64, and separately for men and women.

HIV in the News : Social Determinants of Health among Adults with Diagnosed HIV Infection in 20 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 2010

Posted on 7/15/2014 (24 reads)
The report will focus on census tract-level social determinants of health (SDH) among adults with HIV infection diagnosed in 2010 in 20 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The report will present national HIV surveillance data and SDH in various stratifications by race/ethnicity, sex, age, and transmission category. The SDH variables examined are: % of the population living below federal poverty, % of population with less than high school diploma, median household income, and % of population unemployed.

HealthHIV Media Releases : HealthHIV Expands Workforce, Prevention and Capacity Building Expertise

Posted on 6/4/2012 (1245 reads)

WASHINGTON, DC - HealthHIV announces the addition of the following staff: Julio Fonseca as Workforce Training Manager; Shauna Cooper, MPH, as Capacity Building Manager; and Marissa Tonelli as Prevention and Policy Manager. The national HIV non-profit also announces the promotions of Michael Shankle, MPH, to Director of Prevention and Policy, and Nicholas Welch, MPH, to Director of Research and Evaluation.

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