Office on Women's Health Blog

Improving HIV Prevention and Health Outcomes for Women and Girls as We Work to End the HIV Epidemic

B. Kaye Hayes, MPA

Improving HIV Prevention and Health Outcomes for Women and Girls as We Work to End the HIV Epidemic

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HHS Expands Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is announcing it will publish Practice Guidelines for the Administration of Buprenorphine for Treating Opioid Use Disorder*, to expand access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) by exempting physicians from certain certification requirements needed to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment.

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HHS Releases National Strategic Plan to Address Viral Hepatitis

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a national plan to address the serious, preventable public health threat caused by viral hepatitis in the United States.

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HHS Continues Community Based Testing Sites for COVID-19

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the extension of the Community Based Testing Site program for COVID-19 testing

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HPV Vaccination Campaign for Young Adults and Health Care Providers Launches from HHS’ Office on Women’s Health

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States causing nearly 36,000 cases of cancer in men and women each year.

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USDA and HHS Just Released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025

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Today, USDA and HHS released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025.

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Statement: U.S. Surgeon General Calls for COVID-19 Survivors to Donate Plasma

Surgeon General VADM Jerome Adams is calling on Americans who have recovered from COVID-19 to consider donating COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP).

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HHS Continues COVID-19 Testing Support to States, Territories, and High-Risk Groups

Point-of-Care Tests to be Added to GSA Schedule to Ensure Ongoing Supply to State Agencies, as well as Vulnerable Nursing Homes, Other At-risk Congregate Settings

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HHS Releases First National Strategic Plan to Address Sexually Transmitted Infections

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is releasing the first-ever national plan to address the public health crisis caused by alarming increases in rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States over the past six years.

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Winners of HHS Design-a-thon to Develop Innovative Digital Health Tools for COVID-19 At-Anywhere Diagnostic Tests Announced

Prizes went to best software and digital tools directly integrated with COVID-19 tests to automate and expedite data reporting.

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