Office on Women's Health Blog

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. March 10.

Preventing HIV: We All Have a Role to Play

Office on Women's Health

This National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we’re reminding everyone that "HIV prevention starts with me!" Learn how you can help end HIV.

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Nicole Greene

HIV Prevention Starts With Me (and You)

Nicole Greene

My message is simple: HIV is still a very real problem, but it is preventable. There are simple steps we can take to protect ourselves, our partners, and our patients…

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Preparing for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

We want to encourage you to start planning along with us and to promote resources to help educate women who are at risk for/living with HIV.

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Older woman with her doctor

News: HIV Is Being Diagnosed More Quickly

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A new CDC Vital Signs report published today finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported.

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World AIDS Day

Using Digital Communication at World AIDS Day 2016

Here are some brief answers to a few common questions about digital communication for World AIDS Day 2016.

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Dr. Cheryl Phillips

Sex and the Senior Woman

Dr. Cheryl Phillips

There are many beliefs and myths about aging and sex. A common one is that people 55 and older don't have, think about, or want sex. That's not always true.

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Tools to Promote Gender Responsiveness in HIV Prevention Programs for Women and Girls

Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. Richard Wolitski

Gender-related issues are a driver of the HIV epidemic among women and girls. That's why we developed the HIV Prevention Toolkit: A Gender-Responsive Approach.

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Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships, Too

FUTURES Without Violence, La Clinica del Pueblo

We often equate relationships with consent — leading to the misconception that sexual abuse cannot happen in marriages. This is far from the truth.

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Dr. Sara Imershein

What Your Gynecologist Wants You to Know

Dr. Nancy C. Lee

Does the thought of going to the gyno make you wince? With a little planning, your visit can be a powerful part of your overall health plan.

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Women and HIV: Essential Reads!

Deb LeBel

Get the latest news on developments in HIV prevention, care and treatment, research, and policy to inform your conversations around women's health.

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