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DoD USAMRMC FY16 Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research

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The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s (USAMRMC) mission is to provide solutions to medical problems of importance to the American Service member at home and abroad, as well as to the general public at large. The scope of this effort and the priorities attached to specific projects are influenced by changes in military and civilian medical science and technology, operational requirements, military threat assessments, and national defense strategies.

HIV/AIDS and the Workplace

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This information sheet provides general information about HIV/AIDS and how to deal with situations concerning HIV/AIDS in the workplace. The information sheet explains how HIV/AIDS is and is not transmitted. Since most of the behaviors that are high risk for HIV are not practiced in the workplace there is little risk of acquiring HIV at work. It lists ways to avoid HIV infection in the workplace and in personal life. It also reminds individuals that people with HIV/AIDS are susceptible to common viruses like the cold or flu virus and that they need support, caring, and understanding.

Protect Babies from Hepatitis B for Life

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This pamphlet provides information about the hepatitis B vaccine and encourages parents to begin the series with their newborn. A vaccine schedule is also provided.

HIV Prevention Goes Social: Using Social Media to Create, Connect, and Come Together

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This social media toolkit was created to address the way people get their information today, specifically using online communications. The toolkit states that media is reshaping the way health information is delivered and aims to introduce concepts that underlie social media as well as discuss a strategic approach to integrate social media into existing efforts.

5 Ways You Can Be Greater Than AIDS

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This poster states five ways people can advocate and prevent HIV: Know, Talk, Protect, Test & Treat, and Take Action. Each section of the poster gives specific examples for each topic.

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control: A Guide to Essential Practice

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This guide includes WHO recommendations on screening and treatment of pre-cancer lesions and on HPV vaccination made through April 2014, taking account of relevant evidence-based findings published up to December 2013; emerging practices that are still being evaluated are also noted in this publication. This guide, which replaces the 2006 edition, has two new chapters, one newly organized chapter, and two substantially revised chapters. The new chapters include: Essentials for cervical a=cancer prevention and control programmes; and HPV vaccination.

PrEPare for Life

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This guide is to train AIDS service providers, case managers, and peer educators on evidence-based information about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of comprehensive HIV prevention in order to support their efforts to educate young men that have sex with men (MSM), in particular, young Black and Latino MSM on the new prevention strategy.

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