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CDC grants community-based organizations $216 million for HIV prevention strategies

July 3, 2015

The CDC granted 90 community-based organizations with $216 million over 5 years to support HIV prevention strategies, according to a press release.

“Community-based organizations have been vital to our nation’s HIV prevention efforts since the earliest days of the epidemic,” Jonathan Mermin, MD, director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and Tuberculosis Prevention, said in the release. “The organizations we’re funding have a strong foothold in the hardest-hit communities. They have the credibility and experience needed to deliver the most effective HIV prevention strategies to those who need them most.”

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