Here are just a few quick updates in the world of HIV/AIDS!
The National Association of People With AIDS lauds the House of Representatives passing their version of health care reform on Saturday evening. The bill includes several provisions important to people living with HIV/AIDS. For more information on the NAPWA response, please see their blog.
Dr. Helene Gayle has accepted a position as Chair of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS — please read a discussion of the announcement and Dr. Gayle’s work in the Chicago Tribune.
San Francisco is attempting to track HIV in the city in a new way: by monitoring viral loads throughout the city, rather than just noting infection. See more about the effort as well as a map of viral loads in the New York Times.
Candice Wiggins, of the Minnesota Lynx and an ambassador for Until There’s A Cure, has an interview with StyleBakery Teen, where she discusses a new Nike partnership as well as her involvement with the UTAC Foundation. To read the interview, please see StyleBakery Teen.
-Until There’s A Cure