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CDC leading $185 million efforts to fight HIV among gay, bisexual and transgender people
Today CDC announced more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people who have sex with men, with a particular focus on addressing the needs of MSM of color. The multi-faceted strategy will respond to the severe burden of HIV among MSM and transgender people through three new programs enabling health departments and local HIV prevention partners to deliver the most highly-effective HIV prevention tools.
For your stories about these new funding opportunities, please find below a press release, as well as other useful background resources.Primary Materials
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- March 19, 2015 - Progress Slows as CDC and Public Health Partners Steer the U.S. Towards TB Elimination
In advance of World TB Day, on March 24, CDC has released preliminary national surveillance data for 2014 reaffirming that TB control is working, and that we are steadily moving towards the elimination of this deadly disease. Data also suggest that progress is slowing, which is a reminder that TB should not be underestimated.
These data provide an important opportunity to shed light on this significant public health issue that still impacts thousands of people across the nation every year. Please see the media resources below to assist with your coverage.
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