EDUCATION

The AIDS Institute Supports New National Hepatitis Testing Day

May 19, 2012

Washington, DC - May 19, 2012 is the first ever national Hepatitis Testing Day. It is a day for people to be tested, and for health care providers to educate patients about chronic viral hepatitis and testing.

Find HIV/AIDS Prevention and Service Providers

Click on this AIDS.gov link to find HIV/AIDS Prevention and Service Providers: http://locator.aids.gov

TeachAIDS.org

http://teachaids.org

Q: What is TeachAIDS?

A: TeachAIDS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social venture that creates breakthrough software addressing numerous persistent problems in HIV and AIDS prevention around the world. Founded at Stanford University, TeachAIDS uses a research-based design process to develop medically-accurate, pedagogically-grounded, and culturally-tailored animated software to optimize learning and retention. Used in more than 30 countries, in partnership with national and international organizations, and incorporating the voices of cultural icons, TeachAIDS provides the most effective HIV and AIDS prevention software to educators, governments, and NGOs around the world – for free.

HIV Medication Tables in English and Spanish

August 2011

Approved drugs for HIV treatment: These drug charts include all approved antirretroviral medications for HIV treatment. The charts provide name drug, doses, and important information on side effects (drugs not shown actual size).

Observing National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day in an Aging Epidemic

August 4, 2011

By Deborah Parham Hopson, PhD, MSPH, RN, RADM, USPHS, Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

CDC Launches Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning (ECHPP) Web Page

July 20, 2011

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.

Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) Information, by State

PCIP will cover a broad range of health benefits, including primary and specialty care, hospital care, and prescription drugs. All covered benefits are available for you, beginning on your coverage effective date, even if it’s to treat a pre-existing condition - there are no waiting periods.

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