Landmark Trial Shows No HIV Infections from Partners with Fully Suppressed Virus

Final follow up from a major study, HPTN 052, examining how antiretrovirals reduce the risk of HIV transmission among heterosexuals...

Jul 29, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • PrEP Implementation Science: State-of-the-Art and Research Agenda

    The Journal of the International AIDS Society has released a new supplement, “PrEP Implementation Science: State-of-the-Art and...

    Jul 28, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending...

    Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased awareness,...

    Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

  • NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

    The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Michael...

    Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • NPIN Campaigns Database Promotes Health Awareness

    Would you like to increase visibility of your health prevention or awareness campaign? CDC’s National Prevention Information...

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of three policy...

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say in New England...

    In a June 24 New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...

    Jun 30, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Landmark Trial Shows No HIV Infections from Partners with Fully Suppressed Virus

    Final follow up from a major study, HPTN 052, examining how antiretrovirals reduce the risk of HIV transmission among heterosexuals has found that no participant with fully suppressed viral load infected his or her long-term HIV negative partner. The results come four years after the study’s initial results indicated that early HIV treatment reduced the […]

    Jul 29, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    PrEP Implementation Science: State-of-the-Art and Research Agenda

    The Journal of the International AIDS Society has released a new supplement, “PrEP Implementation Science: State-of-the-Art and Research Agenda.” The supplement features an editorial, research, reviews, and commentaries about Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. See more For more PrEP resources, view NACCHO’s PrEP and Local Health Departments educational series...

    Jul 28, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

    Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased awareness, resources, support, and commitment, we can prevent and treat viral hepatitis and put an end to these epidemics. To raise awareness of the 400 million people worldwide living with hepatitis B or C, the World Health […]

    Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

    NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

    The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Michael Botticelli on the opioid epidemic and how local health departments can help prevent opioid and prescription drug overdose in their communities. According to Botticelli, the epidemic is partly a result of the over prescription […]

    Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    NPIN Campaigns Database Promotes Health Awareness

    Would you like to increase visibility of your health prevention or awareness campaign? CDC’s National Prevention Information Network’s (NPIN’s) searchable Campaigns Database features almost 70 English and Spanish prevention campaigns from national, state, and local agencies. Add your campaign to the database to augment your HIV, STI, viral hepatitis, and TB mobilization efforts. You...

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of three policy briefs issuing recommendations for ensuring that the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is updated to be maximally effective in a changing healthcare environment. Leading HIV/AIDS experts authored the briefs to help HIV community stakeholders conceptualize structural...

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say in New England Journal of Medicine Article

    In a June 24 New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Steffanie Strathdee, director of the Institute of Global Health at the University of California, San Diego, state that Congress should immediately lift a ban on the use of federal funding for needle-exchange […]

    Jun 30, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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