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By Tom Bonanti | Feb 20

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New HIV Infections Drop 18 Percent In Six Years

New HIV Infections Drop 18 Percent In Six Years

| Feb 17
A decline in annual HIV infections signals prevention and treatment efforts in the U.S. are paying off, but not all communities are seeing the same progress.

HIV Infections Fell 18 Percent in 6 Years

HIV Infections Fell 18 Percent in 6 Years

| By Mike Stobbe | Feb 15
New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the U.S. is seeing a strong and steady decline.

How Will Trump Administration Impact HIV Health Policy?

How Will Trump Administration Impact HIV Health Policy?

| By Eric Brus | Feb 8
Eric Brus takes a look at how the Trump Administration will impact HIV health policy here in our country.

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Releases Report on Transgender Health Care

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Releases Report on Transgender Health Care

| Feb 7
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, through its Health Equity Roundtable initiative, released a far-reaching report that identifies numerous areas in which the health care system in Greater Boston fails the needs of transgender individuals.

Black HIV/AIDS Advocates Convene Summit on Black Lives

Black HIV/AIDS Advocates Convene Summit on Black Lives

| Feb 7
In advance of NBHAAD, Black HIV/AIDS advocates from across the country traveled to Washington, DC on February 2-4, to participate in a historic meeting to strategize and chart a course to develop a Black agenda to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

February 7 Is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7 Is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| By Eric Brus | Feb 6
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is being observed this year on Tuesday, February 7. As has been the case for the past several years, the theme for NBHAAD in 2017 is: "I Am My Brother's/Sister's Keeper: FIGHT HIV/AIDS!"

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
» Support the Affordable Care Act


National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy