Category: Human Health, Resources and Services

HHS DEIA Change Story

 Organizational change starts with a storyA change story is an important tool we at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will use
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Aspiring Leaders Inspire at HHS Children and Youth Resilience Summit

At HHS, we know that some of the most effective solutions to the challenges within a community emerge from the community. I am proud to
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Readout: CDC and OASH’s Office of Science and Medicine Host Roundtable on Vector-Borne Disease National Strategy

As part of ongoing public engagement on vector-borne diseases, on Thursday, May 23, 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the

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OCR Celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) Heritage Month, a time to honor the diverse cultures and histories of AA
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Honoring Lyme Disease Awareness Month with a Multi-Year Plan to Change the Lyme Disease Status Quo

As part of Lyme Disease Awareness Month this May, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the Lyme Innovation Initiative and LymeX I
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President Biden’s Lower Cost Prescription Drug Law is Promoting Women’s Economic Security

 Imagine facing the daily challenges of managing your chronic condition, and then discovering that the medication vital to your well-being is priced b

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Preventing and Addressing Sexual Violence Against People with I/DD

To close Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), we are sharing this letter from Alison Barkoff, who leads ACL, Jeff Hild, who leads the Administration

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Celebrating the Importance of Second Chance Month

Each April the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) honors Second Chance Month, where we recognize the importance of supporting the suc
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HHS Office for Civil Rights Creates FAQ Webpage in Response to the Change Healthcare Cyberattack

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) posted a new webpage to share answers to frequently asked … Read More

Syphilis Is a Public Health Priority

As a sexually transmitted infection (STI), syphilis is a public health threat in the United States, and it has reached a crisis level. Cases of … Read More

OCIO Embracing Diversity: A Celebration of Cultures through Food

At the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), diversity isn’t just a buzzword, it’s the vibrant tapestry that enriches our everyday work environment.  On … Read More

OCR Celebrates Women’s History Month

As we close Women’s History Month, we celebrate the many powerful women who have contributed to our Country, despite the barriers that may exist and … Read More

Calling innovators! HHS Long COVID Healthathon launches with $25K in prizes

Rigorous science takes time, yet people with Long COVID need help today. To address that need, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office … Read More

Reflections from the Deputy Director of the HHS Office of Long COVID Research and Practice

Every day I receive e-mails from people with Long COVID desperate for help. I have friends, family, and colleagues who have Long COVID or similar … Read More

Black History Month; Recognizing Contributions and Continuing the Fight Against Health Inequities

As we celebrate Black History Month, we reflect on the role of my office, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for … Read More

Donate Blood and Help Save Lives

January is National Blood Donor Month, a time when we honor the generosity of America’s blood donors and remind people about the importance of donating … Read More

Newborn Supply Kit Shows Promising Early Results

Families need more support

Today, basic newborn supplies like diapers can cost an average of $1,000 a year for each diapered child in a home … Read More

Reflecting on Cybersecurity Awareness Month


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OCR’s Director’s reflections on October cybersecurity awareness month and on OCR’s enforcement of the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Enforcement Rules.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to the Press

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State

Washington, D.C.

Press Briefing Room

SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good afternoon, everyone.  As you all know, the Trump administration continues to

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United States Announces New Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Rohingya and Members of Other Affected Communities in Bangladesh and Burma

Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson

On March 3, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities

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On the Occasion of World Refugee Day

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State

World Refugee Day is an opportunity to recognize the courage and the struggles of millions of refugees who have

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FY 2020 Request for Concept Notes for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees, Displaced Iraqis, and Other Vulnerable Populations in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

Request for Concept Notes Number: SFOP0006317

Assistance Listing (CFDA) number: 19.519 – Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Near East

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Warsaw Process Humanitarian Issues and Refugees Working Group Convenes in Brasilia

Office of the Spokesperson

The United States, Brazil, and Poland convened the Warsaw Process Humanitarian Issues and Refugees Working Group in Brasilia, Brazil February 4-6. 

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Acting Assistant Secretary Carol Thompson O’Connell Travel to Islamabad, Pakistan

Office of the Spokesperson

From February 14-21, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Carol Thompson O’Connell will travel

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U.S Delegation Travel to Brussels, Belgium

Office of the Spokesperson

Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Carol Thompson O’Connell will lead the U.S. delegation to the

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Notice of Intent to Publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Displaced Iraqis and Syrian Refugees

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

Notice of Intent to Publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Displaced Iraqis and Syrian

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An Information-Centric Perspective on Coherence Collaboration: Analyses of Uganda and Ecuador (Penn State)

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

Project Overview

Knowledge for scalable and effective coherence implementation requires metrics for monitoring and systematic analyses. Coherence frameworks have

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Examining Facilitating Factors for Safe, Voluntary, and Sustained Post-Conflict Refugee Returns (RAND Corporation)

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

Project Overview

The world is facing the highest number of forcibly displaced people on record. Returns have not kept

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Civilian-Military Interaction in Conflicts: Best Practices and Perceptions (Brown University)

Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration

Project Overview

As the need for humanitarian assistance continues to grow each year, so has the diversity of actors

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Brazil Can Join the Growing Clean Network by Banning Huawei

Keith Krach, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment

O Globo

This piece originally appeared on O Globo.

Whoever builds a nation’s 5G

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