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Twitter, and Mobile Technology, Take Off at AIDS 2012

When the XIX International AIDS Conference drew to a close, #AIDS2012 had been tweeted 85,608 times over the course of the six-day conference – a ten-fold increase over AIDS 2010. With free WiFi available throughout the convention center, the increasing role of new media in health communications, and conference delegates making ample use of smartphones...

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Kathie Hiers Discuss HIV/AIDS in the South

Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners on so many important issues while at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012) last month, we are continuing to bring you interviews this week. During AIDS 2012 late last month, I had an opportunity to sit down with Ms. Kathie...

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Gina Brown on Women’s HIV Research

Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners while at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012 ) in July, we are continuing to bring you interviews on a host of important issues. During the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012 ) last month, I had an opportunity to...

CDC Releases Demographic Analysis of HIV Treatment Cascade at AIDS 2012

At the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012 ) last week, CDC released important information that helps us look more closely at the HIV treatment cascade. Their national analysis is the first to examine the proportion of persons engaged in the stages of HIV care by race/ethnicity, gender, age, and risk factor. This information helps...

Social Media and Mobile @ AIDS 2012

It was very exciting to see the presence of a number of social media and mobile sessions at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012 ) last week in Washington, DC. Patricia Mechael (@PattyMechael), one of the presenters at those sessions, noted that HIV/AIDS was one of the first areas to leverage mobile technology...

Conversations from AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Terrance Moore on Addressing HIV Disparities Among Black Gay & Bisexual Men

Editor’s Note: We had opportunities to catch up with so many great partners on so many important issues while at the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012) last week, we’ll continue bringing you interviews this week and next. In this conversation from AIDS 2012, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases...

USG @ AIDS 2012 Video: Dr. Koh with Dr. Kevin Fenton

At the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh sat down with Dr. Kevin Fenton to discuss the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new “high-impact prevention” approach to HIV. Dr. Fenton is Director of the CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB...

New Urgency, Momentum in Search for AIDS Cure

At the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington this week, public-health leaders and scientists explored potential ways to finally cure the disease -- as urgently as possible.

USG @ AIDS 2012 Video: Phill Wilson and Miguel Gomez

In his remarks at the Monday plenary of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), Phill Wilson, Founder and Executive Director of the Black AIDS Institute and member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, gave delegates an update on the epidemic in the United States. “We are at a deciding moment in the trajectory...

Steven Petrow: Queeries: Your Top 10 Sex Etiquette Questions in the Age of AIDS

2 years agoNews : Huffington Post

As the XIX International AIDS Conference winds down, it's never been clearer how crucial it is that we remain honest, patient, and respectful of each other -- whether in the bedroom or in any other room you like.

AIDS 2012: HIV in Gay and Bisexual Men

The impact of the HIV epidemic on gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) around world has received considerable attention at the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). The Lancet (the British medical journal) distributed a special issue on MSM across the globe to more than 20,000 conference attendees. The issue...

USG @ AIDS 2012 Video: Dr. Koh and Ambassador Goosby

The XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) is the largest meeting of individuals from around the world working to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In this video interview, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services talks with Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, about how the...

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

At the XIX International Conference on AIDS (AIDS 2012)  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 WellShow More Summary

The Global Perspective on HIV/AIDS and Mental Health

As AIDS 2012 (the XIX International AIDS Conference) continues in Washington, DC, we are reminded of the numerous, multiple, and far-reaching impacts this epidemic has had in the past 30-plus years.  The burden of being HIV positive, or caring for loved ones living with the disease, is not restricted to the physical toll.  For many...

USG @ AIDS 2012 Video: Dr. Koh and Dr. Daulaire

While at the XIX International AIDS Conference, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), took the opportunity to talk with Dr. Nils Daulaire, Director of the Office of Global Affairs at  HHS about his role at the Department and some of his take away messages...

AIDS Activists March in D.C.

Five groups of protesters made their way from the big XIX International AIDS Conference to the White House today.

New Formulation To Fill The Deadly Gap In Appropriate HIV Medicines For Infants And Young Children

On the eve of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), a not-for-profit research and development (R&D) organization, announces a new collaboration with Indian drug manufacturer...Show More Summary

Kenneth H. Mayer, M.D.: Reflections on a Pandemic: From Despair to Hope

2 years agoNews : Huffington Post

At the XIX International AIDS Conference coming up this week in Washington D.C., the main question will be this: Do we have the political will to finally make antiretroviral drugs available to all who need them?

Secretary Sebelius Addresses Opening Session of AIDS 2012

Tonight in Washington, DC, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addressed the opening session of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012). “This week is a chance for each of us to arm ourselves with the latest science, to trade best practices, to learn from each other, and then go back to our communities...

HHS Releases Report on Progress Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

At the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, DC today, Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, released a report (PDF 607KB) on the progress made in 2011 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in pursuing the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS).  The report highlights key accomplishments...

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