NOV-25-13 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islander and Hep B United are cohosting a webinar on hepatitis B and reducing perinatal transmission on Thursday, December 19, from 2:30-4:00PM EDT. The webinar will discuss new tools and best practices toward reducing hepatitis B health disparities in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, including potential interventions in prenatal care, information about gaps in reporting and a new resource from the Immunization Action Coalition entitled, Give Birth to the End of Hep B. To register, click here.
|VIDEO: The Impact of Missed Health Care Visits on HIV Outcomes and Mortality|
MAR-14-12 At the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) [external disclaimer] last week, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health for Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. Michael Horberg, Director of HIV/AIDS for Kaiser Permanente and a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). They discussed the paper Dr. Horberg presented at CROI on the impact of missed office visits on HIV outcomes and mortality. This paper offers important insight into our efforts to address improvements in the continuum of HIV care.
(From Miguel Gomez via blog.aids.gov)