On Wednesday, March 11, 2009, I had the good fortune to meet with leaders of HIV and STD Programs from across the United States and the Territories. They represented a broad swathe of the country and a diversity of public health programs. We had a long agenda, but we still made time at the opening of the meeting to share briefly on our individual programs.
NCHHSTP Leadership Blog about HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
April 1st, 2009 4:00 pm ET - Kevin Fenton
December 18th, 2008 9:00 am ET - Kevin Fenton
Last week, NCHHSTP hosted a unique gathering that looked at how CDC and its partners could address the social factors that can lead to infectious diseases and health disparities—we refer to these as the social determinants of health. In preparation for the meeting, I found myself reflecting on the complexity of society and the domino effects that can result when basic foundations of education, health care, and financial security are fragile or absent.
December 1st, 2008 10:00 am ET - Kevin Fenton
Well, it has been a busy November and things are moving at a rapid pace as we approach the end of the year. I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and wish you well in your activities for World AIDS Day 2008.
October 27th, 2008 5:00 pm ET - Kevin Fenton
The U.S. HIV epidemic continues to evolve with increased diagnoses being reported in cities and states where HIV is traditionally has been more common. Earlier this month, officials at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare announced that the number of HIV infections in their state have increased by 23 percent since last year. Over a dozen of those newly diagnosed were under 25 years of age.
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