HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Provider Locator to Facebook

Taking the AIDS.gov HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Provider Locator to Facebook   Eight hundred million peopleare active users of Facebook ,according to the site’s own statistics. That’s one in nine people living today. Of those 800 million, over 50% check their account on a daily basis.Because it serves as a connecting point for millions, we developed a Facebook app with our HIV/AIDS Prevention and Service Provider Locator (the Locator). This allows users to search for … [Read more...]

AIDS.gov – Talking To Your Cell Phone

Co-authored by Michelle Samplin-Salgado, New Media Strategist, AIDS.gov   A day after Apple announced the new 4S iPhone, they lost their leader and visionary, Steve Jobs. We joined many others in commemorating the loss of a man whose work and vision have impacted the HIV and public health community with technology, access and communication. He helped all of us re-imagine what technology could do and how it could change our lives. The new iPhone has been getting a lot of … [Read more...]

Games for Health Conference – 'What Games are You Playing?'

What games are you playing? Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, AIDS.gov Technical Deputy Games present opportunities to use technology to address public health problems by building on the emergent experience of gaming and the peer influence that social games present. To further our understanding of the role games can and do play to improve health outcomes, we attended the 7th Annual Games for Health Conference . We joined hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and … [Read more...]

Games for Health Conference – ‘What Games are You Playing?’

What games are you playing? Co-authored by Jeremy Vanderlan, AIDS.gov Technical Deputy Games present opportunities to use technology to address public health problems by building on the emergent experience of gaming and the peer influence that social games present. To further our understanding of the role games can and do play to improve health outcomes, we attended the 7th Annual Games for Health Conference . We joined hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and … [Read more...]

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