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Posted August 12, 2016

Progress Mixed On National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) has guided our national response to the domestic HIV epidemic since its initial release in July of 2010. Six years later, while substantial progress has been made in several key…

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Posted July 22, 2016

NASTAD Report Focuses on Coverage of HIV Medications by Marketplace Plans

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) has published a report on the treatment of HIV medications by Affordable Care Act insurance plans available on the Federally-facilitated marketplaces. This report, Discriminatory Design:…

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Posted June 24, 2016

The Lancet Series on Transgender Health

2015 was an unprecedented year in the recognition of transgender rights in some high-income countries. However, as a new Series published in The Lancet today reveals, public recognition has yet to translate to a concerted…

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Posted April 1, 2016

National Pain Strategy outlines actions for improving pain care in America

The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health released the National Pain Strategy. The strategy represents the federal government’s first coordinated plan for reducing the burden of chronic pain for millions of Americans. It is…

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Posted January 8, 2016

White House releases plan to combat MDR-TB at home and around the world

With the acknowledgement that tuberculosis that is not effectively confronted anywhere poses threats to public health both globally and domestically, the White House today released a plan setting specific treatment and disease impact targets in…

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