Positive Women’s Network: New Multimedia Series Connects Women with HIV

The Positive Women’s Network recently announced the launch of #PNWCares, an interactive multimedia series connecting women with...

Oct 16, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • NIAM Blog Series: Leveraging Partnerships to Increase Maternal Immunization

    Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series will highlight the importance of...

    Aug 10, 2017 | Courtney Martin

  • National Women’s Health Week 2017: Promoting Sexual Health Across the Lifespan

    National Women’s Health Week, celebrated this year from May 14-20, is an annual observance to empower women to make their health...

    Jun 01, 2017 | Samantha Ritter

  • Gear Up for STD Awareness Month!

    April is STD Awareness Month. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is focused on tackling the dangerous...

    Mar 15, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC/DASH Announces New Division Director

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently named Dr. Kathleen Ethier as the new Division Director of CDC’s Division...

    Nov 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • NMAC Launches New Initiative: Building Leaders of Color Living with HIV

    The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), in partnership with the Transgender Law Center, HIV Caucus, and the Positive Women’s...

    Sep 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Toolkit on Gender-Response Approach to HIV Prevention

    The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) has developed the HIV Prevention Toolkit: A Gender-Responsive Approach as a resource designed...

    Jun 24, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Seeking Midwest Providers’ Input on Survey about HIV Prevention and Pregnancy...

    The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is assessing the current landscape of HIV prevention and pregnancy planning through a brief...

    Feb 04, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • Know the Facts First Educational Campaign Launched

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD)...

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • Positive Women’s Network: New Multimedia Series Connects Women with HIV

    The Positive Women’s Network recently announced the launch of #PNWCares, an interactive multimedia series connecting women with HIV and addressing their biggest challenges. The initiative, which will feature a series of short videos in which real women living with HIV address important topics, followed by virtual coffee table chats offering real-time conversation and Q&A, will launch...

    Oct 16, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    NIAM Blog Series: Leveraging Partnerships to Increase Maternal Immunization

    Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series will highlight the importance of immunizations across the lifespan. In this Q&A, Carrie Harter, MPH, Director of Disease Control at the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County (DOH-Manatee), discusses the importance of immunizations during pregnancy and the role of local health […]

    Aug 10, 2017 | Courtney Martin

    National Women’s Health Week 2017: Promoting Sexual Health Across the Lifespan

    National Women’s Health Week, celebrated this year from May 14-20, is an annual observance to empower women to make their health a priority. This year, NACCHO highlights the importance of sexual and relationship health for women at every age. Note that while some of this information pertains specifically to cisgender women, most of it applies […]

    Jun 01, 2017 | Samantha Ritter

    Gear Up for STD Awareness Month!

    April is STD Awareness Month. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is focused on tackling the dangerous resurgence of syphilis. Reported cases and rates for primary and secondary syphilis are the highest they have been in more than 20 years. Rates have increased in every region, a majority of age groups, […]

    Mar 15, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC/DASH Announces New Division Director

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently named Dr. Kathleen Ethier as the new Division Director of CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), effective November 28, 2016. Dr. Ethier brings a wealth of public health experience and leadership in addressing health issues of youth and women, with a focus on HIV, […]

    Nov 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    NMAC Launches New Initiative: Building Leaders of Color Living with HIV

    The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), in partnership with the Transgender Law Center, HIV Caucus, and the Positive Women’s Network – USA, recently launched Building Leaders of Color Living with HIV (BLOC). The BLOC will train people of color living with HIV to be full, active, and engaged participants on planning bodies, medical and support care teams, boards […]

    Sep 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Toolkit on Gender-Response Approach to HIV Prevention

    The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) has developed the HIV Prevention Toolkit: A Gender-Responsive Approach as a resource designed for health departments, clinical staff, academics, program planners, managers, and community providers who are involved in HIV prevention programs for women and adolescent girls. The Toolkit is composed of six sections: sections 1 through 4 provide background on...

    Jun 24, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Seeking Midwest Providers’ Input on Survey about HIV Prevention and Pregnancy Planning

    The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is assessing the current landscape of HIV prevention and pregnancy planning through a brief survey to inform the Midwest HIV Prevention and Pregnancy Planning Initiative (MHPPPI). The MHPPPI is an effort aimed at increasing medical providers’ capacity to meet women’s HIV prevention and pregnancy planning needs throughout the Midwest. In order to assess...

    Feb 04, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    Know the Facts First Educational Campaign Launched

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) and the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), launched the Know the Facts First campaign to provide teen girls with accurate information about STDs and prevention methods so that they can make informed decisions about […]

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

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