Latest HRSA Stories

2011-06-06 14:33:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care, a comprehensive roadmap for physicians, nurse-practitioners, dentists and other clinicians on how best to manage the long-term care of patients with HIV/AIDS, is now available online. Produced by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the updated volume covers more than 90 topics and provides guidance on a broad range of clinical care issues, including testing and assessment,...

2011-02-14 10:18:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Health and Human Services today launched the new, improved organdonor.gov web site on the occasion of National Donor Day, February 14, 2011. Organdonor.gov features new and expanded content, interactive segments, and video presentations. The site will also incorporate stories about people who have been touched by organ, eye, and tissue donation - featuring the experiences of donor families, living donors,...

2011-01-25 15:18:00

Eleven centers will support primary care residency training in community-based settings ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the designation of 11 new Teaching Health Centers in the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, a 5-year program that will support an increased number of primary care medical and dental residents trained in community-based settings across the country. These Teaching Health...

2011-01-07 11:14:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced up to $10 million in funding for a Health Center Planning Grant (HCPG) opportunity for organizations across the country that would like to become a Community Health Center. The HCPG opportunity is intended to support organizations in the future development of a health center and will support approximately 125 HCPGs in FY 2011. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)...

2010-11-19 16:32:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $1.6 million in grants to support the Hepatitis C Treatment Expansion Initiative. The funds will aid organizations implementing effective, focused interventions designed to increase access to and completion of Hepatitis C (HCV) treatment for HIV-positive patients. Hepatitis C affects about 3.2 million people in the United States, and is responsible for approximately...

2010-10-22 09:56:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HRSA has awarded $1.6 million to support the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program (SCDTDP). The program is designed to establish practice models for the prevention and treatment of sickle cell disease through the coordinated efforts of providers, key stake holders, affected individuals and their families. The new funding will create two new network programs, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. and...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.