- 2007 TB Data Released
The newest TB surveillance report, Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2007, is now available.
- 2007 Surveillance Slide Set
- Trends in Tuberculosis, 2007
- NCHHSTP Director's Blog
Dr. Kevin Fenton has launched a blog to facilitate the exchange of ideas on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, STD and TB prevention. Read the Director's blog post – Reflecting on the Social Determinants of Health (12/18/08)
- HIV Incidence
New technology and methodology developed by CDC show that HIV estimates for the United States are higher than was previously known. See more at the HIV incidence site.
- World AIDS Day 2008: December 1
Celebrate Life and those lives improved by HIV prevention and treatment programs.
- What Can You Do?
- Resources for public health partners
- Media Statement
- HIV & Latinos
October 15th is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), which helps to increase awareness of the devastating effects of HIV/AIDS in the Latino community.
- CDC Releases 2006 Disease Profile
This report includes a review of HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, STD, and TB surveillance data, and a special focus on African-American men to illustrate how these diseases may interact.
- BOTUSA Partnership
Learn more about CDC's partnership with the Government of Botswana to stop the spread of HIV and TB in southern Africa.
Learn the signs and symptoms of TB, a disease caused by bacteria that are spread from person to person through the air.
- Questions and Answers about TB
- New Global AIDS Initiative Available
CDC has released a critical new HIV testing and counseling tool, the Couples HIV Counseling and Testing (CHCT) Intervention and Training Curriculum.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Oral Treatment for Gonorrhea - Availability of Cefixime 400 mg Tablets - United States, April 2008, MMWR April 25, 2008
Dear Colleague Letter
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 20, 2008, the first day of spring, marks the second annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- STD Treatment Guidelines
The Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) version is now available for use in hand-held devices.
- LGBT Health
Access key resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender populations.
- 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.
- 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.
- NCHHSTP Receives Top Rating from OMB
NCHHSTP has been rated Effective, the highest rating a program can achieve, by ExpectMore.gov. Programs rated Effective set ambitious goals, achieve results, are well-managed and improve efficiency.
- 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.
- 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.
- Treating Gonorrhea
CDC has released updated recommended treatment regimens for gonococcal infections and associated conditions.
- 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.
- Hepatitis B in Adults
Learn more about CDC's new immunization strategy to eliminate transmission of hepatitis B in adults.
- 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.
- HIV Testing in Healthcare Settings
CDC's recommendations urge providers to include HIV testing as a routine part of their patients’ healthcare.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- STD Treatment Guidelines, 2006
These CDC guidelines are for the treatment of people with STDs
- 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
- HIV Prevention Testing and Counseling Support Tools
Testing and Counseling for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (TC for PMTCT) Support Tools
- 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
- National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) - a nation-wide community mobilization initiative
- HIV/AIDS and STDs
Getting treated for STDs can help prevent the spread of HIV
- UPDATED: The National Plan to Eliminate Syphilis from the United States, 2006 (8 May 2006)