FEB 25, Whitehouse Discussion, LIVE @ #MinorityHealth

Monday, February 25, 2013 the White House will hold a Townhall discussion, “Looking Ahead to 2014: How the Affordable Care Act Benefits the African American Community.” The event will begin at 9:00 am with opening remarks, followed by two panel discussions and one break out session. It will be 'livestreamed' on www.whitehouse.gov/live and www.hhs.gov/live. The Townhall will be an interactive, open dialogue between administration officials, the media, and stakeholders. They will discuss … [Read more...]

Jennie Anderson, AIDS.gov ~ 30 Years of AIDS Video, NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci

This has been a big year for the HIV community. One key event was June 5 — which marked 30 years since the first reported cases of AIDS in the United States. As one of the many efforts to recognize this important milestone, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) developed a series of videos featuring interviews with various federal and community HIV leaders. Highlights from each of the videos were used to create a compilation video, 30 Years of HIV in the US, which premiered at … [Read more...]

Courtney Reaches out to the Florida Keys!

  CONCH COLOR of the Florida Keys share this very important true story ...   Father turns anger over daughter’s death... into mission to educate others about PMLTodd Hewitt is on a mission to spread the word about a little- known disease that took the life of his beloved 31-year-old daughter two years ago. The former Orangeburg resident’s daughter, Courtney Leigh, died of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a condition that even the specialists treating Courtney … [Read more...]

President Obama's FY 2012 Budget – '… the National HIV/AIDS Strategy'

    Agency Operational Plans and the President’s FY 2012 Budget Highlight Our Continued Efforts to Implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy       One of the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy was to refocus existing efforts and deliver better results to the American people within current funding levels, as well as make the case for new investments. The Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) is excited to share some of the progress the Obama Administration has made over the last few … [Read more...]

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