How to Submit A Blog

Welcome to NHHPG blog page.

This blog page was set up to be a forum for people to communicate about HIV-related issues. The Advisory Committee of the HPG has developed a protocol for posting to the blog.

Blog Protocol

Who can submit?

Anyone can submit to the HPG Blog.

What can be submitted?

Written pieces that discuss issues that are appropriate and relevant to the HPG mission in New Hampshire, such as, but not limited to, living with HIV/AIDS, HIV medical treatment, HIV prevention, HIV disease, HIV resources/services in New Hampshire for those living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS, HIV news and current events.

How can I submit a piece?

Copy and paste the text of your piece into the section provided on the HPG website. Be sure to fill in all the required contact information and indicate whether you wish your name to appear with the submission or not. If you do not complete contact information and indicate the level of confidentiality you prefer, the piece will not be considered for publication.

What happens when I submit an article to the blog?

The piece will then be reviewed for publication online based on the following criterion:

  • Confidentiality – there must be no information in the piece that discloses private information and can lead to the identification of a person or persons to whom the information refers.
  • Citations – All data and statistics must be appropriately noted with the sources from which the information was taken.
  • Language and Content – The article must use appropriate language to convey the overall message/theme of the piece and must discuss an issue that is related to HIV/AIDS. Written pieces must not use the blog to advertise products or services.
  • Pieces must be no more than 800 words.

You will be notified via email when/if your blog submission has been accepted for publication. If your submission is not accepted, you will be notified of the reason(s) it was not accepted and you will have the opportunity to resubmit a revised piece at any time. Please be aware that we may not be able to publish every article submitted due to staffing, time and space limitations, but all articles will be considered for publication.

You can submit as many articles as you wish for publication. The denial of one piece does not mean you cannot submit a revised piece and/or a new piece.

Complaints, Compensation, Other issues to know about submitting an article for consideration:

If you feel your piece has not been considered fairly, you can raise your concern to the HPG Advisory Committee by contacting the logistics contractor. The current logistics contractor is Community Health Institute / JSI, 603-573-3306.

Please be aware that authors are not compensated, monetary or otherwise, for articles that are published. This blog is a public service to the residents of New Hampshire and a part of the HPG’s overall mission to plan comprehensive services for both HIV Care and Prevention in New Hampshire.

Again, welcome to the HPG blog.