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New England AIDS Education and Training Center is holding a free webinar on Mental Health for Transgender and Gender Diverse People which will be led by Dr. Alex Keuroghlian MD, MPH. The webinar is virtual and will be held on March 2nd from noon to 1 pm EST. The goals of the webinar are… Read More »
Porcha Johnson, CEO of Black Girl Health, will be speaking about the POP THE QUESTION initiative to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS among minority women on June 10th, 8am PT / 9am MT / 10am CT / 11am ET. According to CDC, HIV testing has been steadily rising; this supports the promising idea that we are… Read More »
The first step in the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America is to diagnose all people with HIV as early as possible and get them connected with care. In 2016, VitalStats reported that undiagnosed people were responsible for 38% of new HIV infections. Self-testing programs can increase the number of people tested by… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) online training course on HIV/AIDS resources is a self-paced, interactive course that will help participants identify accurate, high quality and authoritative information on HIV/AIDS and related medical conditions. This course is a comprehensive overview that will show how to perform strategic searches on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS… Read More »
In 2017, roughly 9% of new HIV cases in the U.S. were linked to injection drug use, threatening prior progress made in reducing HIV. The data shows that the substance abuse crisis and infectious disease epidemics intersect and reinforce each other. Syringe Services Programs (SSP) can combat the opioid crises and prevent the spread of infectious… Read More »