CDC Launches HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) Web Page

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently launched a new web page providing details about the Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) Project, which is a cornerstone of the larger HHS-wide 12 Cities Project. The new page provides information on the three-year demonstration project funded by CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) for the 12 municipalities with the highest number of people living with AIDS in the United States. Executive summaries of the … [Read more...]

Obama Administration – Inspiration for a Future Free of HIV

Future Free of HIV This week, First Lady Michelle Obama is visiting South Africa and Botswana, focusing on youth leadership, education, health and wellness. Today, Mrs. Obama met with organizations dedicated to combating HIV/AIDS in South Africa, including groups that use soccer to convene and educate children about HIV/AIDS. Tomorrow, she will meet with a Teen Club in Botswana that teaches teens about leadership and how to educate others about HIV. During her meetings with … [Read more...]

Let's Move ~ Introducing MyPlate‏

June 7, 2011 THIS WEEK Happy June! Where do the months go? It’s almost summer and we are packing in as much as possible. Last week, the First Lady, Secretary Vilsack, and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin announced the new food icon, MyPlate that replaces MyPyramid. MyPlate gives us a visual reminder to fill half our plate with fruits and vegetables, along with protein, whole grains and dairy. Check out the video. And speaking of veggies, on Friday, one week … [Read more...]

Let's Move: Celebrate with us!

FEBRUARY 8, 2011 Partners including the professional soccer team, the Colorado Rapids, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Education celebrate the one year anniversary of Let's Move! in Commerce City, Colorado, on February 5th, 2011. THIS WEEK Can you believe it? On February 9th, the First Lady will mark the one year anniversary of Let’s Move! At first the issue of solving the epidemic of childhood obesity seemed somewhat … [Read more...]

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