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NCHHSTP Archives

2008 Featured Items

bullet HIV Basic Statistics
A summary of popular data charts and other content from the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report: Cases of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2006.
bullet National HIV Testing Day
Getting tested for HIV is easy and more testing sites are now available especially around National HIV Testing Day, June 27, when thousands of organizations will be offering HIV testing and hosting special events.
 - Statement by NCHHSTP Director Kevin Fenton
bullet NCHHSTP Annual Report FY 2007
The newly released NCHHSTP Annual Report FY 2007 provides information on CDC's HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB prevention programs.
bullet Viral Hepatitis
May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month, and May 19 is World Hepatitis Day. These annual observances raise awareness about the global impact of viral hepatitis and the importance of preventing hepatitis-related liver disease.
bullet Oral Treatment for Gonorrhea - Availability of Cefixime 400 mg Tablets — United States, April 2008, MMWR April 25, 2008
Dear Colleague Letter .PDF icon
bullet April is STD Awareness Month
STD Awareness Month is an annual observance to raise public awareness and encourage discussions about the impact of STDs on the lives of Americans.
bullet LGBT Health Awareness Week, Apr. 6-12
The theme for 2008 National LGBT Health Awareness Week is "Take Action" -- to improve your health and that of the LGBT community.
bullet Partnerships for Tuberculosis Elimination
World TB Day is March 24. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of M. tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB).
bullet National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 20, 2008, the first day of spring, marks the second annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
bullet HIV/AIDS: A Growing Issue For Women and Girls
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day reminds us that HIV/AIDS is a growing issue for women.
bullet CDC Addresses the HIV/AIDS Epidemic among African Americans
HIV remains a persistent threat to the health, well-being, and human potential of many African American communities.

2007 Featured Items

bullet New TB Data Available
NCHHSTP's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination has released their newest surveillance report: Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2006. A fact sheet and slide set summarizing data from the report are also available.
bullet World AIDS Day 2007
December 1 is World AIDS Day, which reminds us of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the world’s health. In 2007, approximately 33.2 million people worldwide were living with HIV.
bullet Return on Investment: Impact of STD Prevention Efforts 
Three CDC studies show how federally-funded efforts to prevent STDs have dramatically reduced STDs and their associated health costs
bullet STD Treatment Guidelines
The Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) version is now available for use in hand-held devices.
bullet LGBT Health
Access key resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender populations.
bullet Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
XDR TB is a relatively rare type of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and is resistant to almost all drugs used to treat TB.
bullet One Test, Two Lives Campaign
CDC's new campaign gives obstetric providers new tools to help ensure all patients get tested for HIV early in their pregnancy.
bullet NCHHSTP Receives Top Rating from OMB
NCHHSTP has been rated Effective, the highest rating a program can achieve, by Programs rated Effective set ambitious goals, achieve results, are well-managed and improve efficiency.
bullet National HIV Testing Day - June 27th
Annual event meant to raise awareness of the importance of knowing one's HIV status by getting an HIV test.
bullet USPHS Syphilis Study at Tuskegee
2007 marks the 75th year anniversary of the beginning and 35th year anniversary of the end of the USPHS Syphilis Study at Tuskegee.
bullet Treating Gonorrhea
CDC has released updated recommended treatment regimens for gonococcal infections and associated conditions.
bullet HIV Testing and Counseling in TB Clinical Settings Tools to assist countries to plan and implement provider-initiated and delivered HIV testing and counseling in TB clinical settings.
bullet Hepatitis B in Adults
Learn more about CDC's new immunization strategy to eliminate transmission of hepatitis B in adults.
bullet Get the Facts About TB
Tuberculosis (TB) disease was once the leading cause of death in the United States.  Take this quiz to see how much you know about.
bullet HIV Testing in Healthcare Settings
CDC's recommendations urge providers to include HIV testing as a routine part of their patients’ healthcare.
bullet Dear Colleague Letters on XDR TB Update and Adult Hepatitis B Vaccinations
bullet Heightened National Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis among African Americans
Influential leaders from the African-American community, faith- and community-based organizations, entertainment, and public health came together at a partnership meeting on March 8
bullet New Indian Health Surveillance Report—Sexually Transmitted Diseases
This inaugural report analyzes CDC’s 2004 STD data using standard Indian Health Service populations, definitions, and methods
bullet NCHHSTP State Profiles Published
The NCHHSTP State Profiles include statistical and other information on HIV/AIDS, STD and TB by all 50 states and Washington, District of Columbia
bullet STD Treatment Guidelines, 2006
These CDC guidelines are for the treatment of people with STDs
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bullet World TB Day, March 24
World TB Day provides an opportunity to communicate TB-related problems and solutions and to support worldwide TB-control efforts
bullet HIV Prevention Testing and Counseling Support Tools
Testing and Counseling for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (TC for PMTCT) Support Tools
bullet March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Women and girls can take action in the fight against HIV/AIDS in a variety of ways
bullet National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) - a nation-wide community mobilization initiative
- Media Statement

2006 Featured Items

bullet HIV/AIDS and STDs
Getting treated for STDs can help prevent the spread of HIV
bullet UPDATED: The National Plan to Eliminate Syphilis from the United States, 2006 (8 May 2006)


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Last Reviewed: 12/19/2007
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