HIV Education and Prevention News - 2011
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) (posted February 2, 2011)
This new webpage contains results of the International iPrEX PrEP study published in the New England Journal of Medicine; media statement, fact sheet and interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Health Department Issues for Consideration on this subject from the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors.
HIV Education and Prevention News - 2010
HIV Education and Prevention News - 2009
White House National HIV/AIDS Community Discussions and “Call to Action” (posted October 5, 2009)
The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) is conducting local community discussions to offer the public a chance to provide input as the White House works to fulfill President Obama’s pledge to develop a National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). The President has articulated three goals for the NHAS: reducing HIV incidence, increasing access to care and optimizing health outcomes, and reducing HIV-related health disparities.
COMING SOON! HIV/AIDS Community Discussions to Provide Input into National HIV Strategy (posted August 31, 2009)
A series of national HIV/AIDS community discussions, hosted by the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), will offer the public a chance to provide input as the White House works to fulfill the President's pledge to develop a National HIV/AIDS Stragegy (NHAS). The first event, the Atlanta HIV/AIDS Community Discussion, took place on August 25th at the 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference. Other cities in which community discussions will be held include, San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles, CA. Specific dates for these community discussions will be announced later. Press Release on the community discussions.
Greater than AIDS (posted June 25, 2009)
A coordinated national campaign to mobilize Black Americans in response to AIDS and promote specific calls-to-action to prevent and reduce the further spread of HIV.
HIV Education and Prevention News - 2008
World AIDS Day - December 1, 2008
World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st. The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988. World AIDS Day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic.
HIV Stops with Us
Provides HIV prevention messages to Alameda County populations at the highest risk for new HIV infections.
HIV Education and Prevention News - 2007
Prevention is Care (10/07)
Whenever a patient with HIV visits a health care provider, the health care provider has the opportunity to: screen for transmission behaviors; identify and treat sexually transmitted diseases; communicate prevention messages, etc.
HIV Education and Prevention News - 2006