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“Everyone has role to play in ending HIV epidemic in America.”

February 22, 2012: Today, a few members of SASI, including SASI Director Carolyn McAllaster, attended the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Implementation Assessment meeting in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At this meeting, Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of the Office of National AIDS … Continue reading

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New CDC Paper Provides Further Documentation of High HIV Burden in the Southeastern United States

HIV Diagnoses and Prevalence in the Southern Region of the United States, 2007-2010, a new paper published in the Journal of Community Health by CDC authors documents the high HIV burden borne by the Southeastern United States.  According to the paper, … Continue reading

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Funding for HIV Care: SASI’s Findings

SASI Update-The Continuing HIV Crisis in the US South, commissioned by SASI and compiled by the Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, contained an in-depth analysis of HIV care and prevention funding to the South* and the 9 … Continue reading

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SASI applauds Minority AIDS Initiative Funds awarded to Improve HIV Testing and Engagement in Care

September 28, 2012:  Dr. Ronald Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that 8 states, including 6 southern states (GA, LA, MS, NC, TN, VA), were awarded $14.2 million … Continue reading

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SASI applauds the CDC’s new approach to allocating 2012 HIV prevention funds.

The CDC announced that its 2012 HIV prevention awards were allocated based on the number of people living with HIV in each jurisdiction.  SASI applauds the CDC’s efforts to better reflect the geographic impact of the HIV epidemic with its … Continue reading

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