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September 2008

September 30, 2008

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Catching up with Communities of Color: Online and New Media Use

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Fard Johnmar

Fard Johnmar, Founder, Envision Solutions

In our last post on the United States Conference on AIDS Exit Disclaimer, we talked about a number of programs that are using new media to reach minority communities with HIV/AIDS information and resources. At the conference we heard about HIV/AIDS programs trying to be where many of their communities are: online and using new media. But is that where our target audiences really are? We wanted to get a clearer understanding of internet and new media use among communities of color. To learn more, we hosted a webinar, “Underserved Populations and New Media Use”.

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September 23, 2008

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Looking Back, Moving Forward

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USCA logo

Last week we attended the United States Conference on AIDS Exit Disclaimer (USCA), sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC). USCA is the largest AIDS-related gathering in the U.S. Three-thousand people came together to share information, create new networks, and learn about the latest tools being used to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. Conference participants included healthcare and service providers, advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS, and policymakers. The theme of the conference was “Looking Back, Moving Forward.”

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September 16, 2008

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"A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words"-- How to Increase Involvement in World AIDS Day 2008

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“A picture is worth a thousand words” and today we will be talking about two different powerful pictures that relate to World AIDS Day--one which involves data, and the other which involves you.

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September 09, 2008

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The Health Blogosphere

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Secretary Mike Leavitt

Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services

As the summer comes to an end, we want to share information about an event which took place this summer and reinforced the importance of using new media tools in public health. In July, the Kaiser Family Foundation Exit Disclaimer (KFF) sponsored a webcast, “The Health Blogosphere: What It Means for Policy Debates and Journalism Exit Disclaimer”. Secretary Michael Leavitt from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the author of Secretary Mike Leavitt’s Blog, gave the keynote address.

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September 02, 2008

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Using Twitter in Response to HIV/AIDS: The Hot New Tool (Today?)

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Map of Hurricane Gustav

Hurricane Gustav

We've been hearing a lot about Twitter Exit Disclaimer lately. At Texting4Health Exit Disclaimer, Podcamp, and on NPR Exit Disclaimer, people have been talking about Twitter as the "hot/new" tool to help you communicate fast and effectively. Just this last weekend, NPR's Andy Carvin created a StormWire Exit Disclaimer Twitter account to send notifications about the hurricanes and other tropical storms.

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