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Getting to Zero and the HIV Care Continuum

May 13th, 2015

By Robert Carroll, Ph.D.(c), RN, MN, ACRN

HIV disease is now regarded more as a chronic—albeit still life-threatening—illness, rather than as the death sentence it once was. With the advent of antiretroviral medications in 1996, and the continuing expansion and improvement of HIV treatment and medication options, the numbers of those living with HIV continue to rise, while those deaths associated with AIDS continue to fall, for many groups.

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Get Drug Smart

Shatter the Myths: Shout Out for Drug Facts

October 28th, 2011

By Roseline Hooks, Interactive eHealth Communications Associate II

October 28, 2011 marks the second CyberShoutout hosted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA*). The CyberShoutout is a “virtual kick-off” for NIDA’s second annual National Drug Facts Week (Oct. 31 to Nov. 6). The online effort calls on people and organizations to lend their voices and help shatter the myths about drug abuse and addiction.

 

Iterative Audience Research

The Road to Health Communication: A Two-Way Street

October 20th, 2011

By Shelley Caplan, Project Director

From the earliest stages of brainstorming to applying the final touches, to determining the most effective communications channels, audience research ensures that the final product is “relatable” and increases its chances for success.  

Campaign Thinking

Five Creative Ideas for Improving Public Health

October 11th, 2011

By Ody Leonard, Creative Director

Genius may be 99 percent perspiration, but the importance of a great, inspired idea can’t be denied. IQ Solutions is always working on behalf of our clients to improve health. And we want to highlight some great creative ideas from around the world that should be a muse and motivator to all of us.

 

Accuracy in Health Reporting

Accuracy in Health Reporting: How Can We Help?

September 15th, 2011

By Barrett Whitener, Senior Health Communications Manager

For many of us at IQ Solutions, part of our work is helping health researchers to disseminate their findings to the public. We also act as gatekeeper to reliable sources for journalists who need experts on a particular subject.